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  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cupful of sugar
  • 1 cupful of milk
  • 4 tablespoonfuls of melted butter
  • flour enough to make a soft dough
  • 1 saltspoonful each of salt and ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoonful of soda and 1 teaspoonful of cream of tartar, or 1 teaspoonful of baking-powder


Roll the dough one inch thick. Cut it into small circles, or rings, or strips and twist them. Drop the cakes into smoking hot fat, and fry to light brown; drain, and roll them in powdered sugar while still warm.


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The Century Cook Book (1901).

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