Scald one cup of milk.
When lukewarm add one-quarter
of a yeast cake dissolved in one-quarter of a cup of lukewarm water, one
teaspoon salt and flour enough to make a stiff batter.
Let it rise over
In the morning add one-third of a cup of shortening (butter and
lard mixed), one cup light brown sugar, two eggs well beaten, one-half
nutmeg grated and enough flour to make a stiff dough.
Let it rise again,
toss on floured board, pat and roll out.
Shape with the biscuit cutter
and work between the hands until round.
Place on the floured board, let
rise one hour, turn and let rise again.
Fry in deep fat and drain on
Cool and roll in powdered sugar.
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