Recipe: Sweet Biscuits

  • Three and one-quarter cups flour,
  • One teaspoon salt,
  • One-half cup sugar,
  • Three level tablespoons baking powder.

Sift to mix; then rub in four tablespoonfuls shortening. Break egg in cup and fill cup with milk, turn in bowl and beat to mix. Use this for doughing up the sweet BISCUITs. Work dough in bowl until smooth, turn on lightly floured board, cut, brush tops with milk, bake in hot oven fifteen minutes.

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