- One cup sweet milk
- Two cup flour
- One heaping teaspoonful of baking-powder
- Two eggs beaten separately
- One tablespoonful of sugar
- One saltspoon of salt.
"Stir all together, and throw in thin slices of good peaches, dipping the batter over them.
"Drop into boiling hot lard in large spoonfuls with pieces of peach in each, and fry to a light brown. Serve with maple syrup, or a nice syrup made with clarified sugar.
"Bananas, apples, sliced oranges, and other fruits can be used in the same batter."
(Origin - "The Original White House Cook Book" by Mrs. F.L. Gillette and Hugo Ziemann, 1887.)
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