Recipe: Squash Cakes

Wash and cut the squash into pieces and then cook until tender in boiling water, then drain and rub pulp through sieve. Now measure and place in a bowl

  • One cup of prepared squash,
  • One well-beaten egg,
  • One tablespoon of shortening,
  • One-half cup of milk,
  • One and one-half cups of flour,
  • Two tablespoons of baking powder,
  • One-half teaspoon of salt,
  • One-half teaspoon of paprika,
  • One tablespoon of minced parsley.

Beat to mix and then bake as if for griddle cakes on a hot griddle. Serve with maple syrup.

Foods That Will Win The War And How To Cook Them (Year 1918)
by C. Houston Goudiss and Alberta M. Goudiss