Monday, January 14, 2008

Shortcake from 1904 Pure Foods Cookbook

**** Source: 1907 Pure Foods Cook Book
Add to the baking-powder biscuit formula, twice the amount of Cottolene (*shortening), or use only three level; teaspoons of baking powder and add one egg if you prefer.
When baked pull the biscuit apart, spread with butter and put mashed and sweetened berries or other fruit, between the crusts and over the whole, The biscuits are more easily served than than large cakes.


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