Recipe: Soda Biscuit

One quart of sifted flour, one teaspoonful of soda, two teaspoonfuls of cream of tartar, one teaspoonful of salt; mix thoroughly, and rub in two tablespoonfuls of BUTTER and wet with one pint of sweet milk. Bake in a quick oven.

The Whitehouse Cookbook, by Mrs. F.L. Gillette (Year 1887)