Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Fried Jumble Cookies (1883)

  • 1/2 lb sugar
  • 1/4 lb butter
  • 2 eggs, beaten to a froth
  • 1/2 pint milk
  • 1/2 nutmeg, grated
  • 1 1/2 lbs flour, mixed with 1 tbspn baking powder and sifted
Cream the sugar and butter, add the egg, spice and flour. Work to a soft dough, cut into cakes, and cook in boiling lard.

Drain them, sift powdered sugar on them, and eat while fresh.

(Origin - "Ice Cream and Cakes: A New Collection of Standard Fresh and Original Receipts" by An American. Published in 1883 by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York)

Also from "Ice Creams and Cakes"

Golden Spice Cake

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