THE Gingerbread Recipe
Cook these to boiling.
Remove from fire. Add 1¾ teaspoons baking soda
Beat well. Add ½ cup sour milk and 1 egg, well beaten.
Mix and sift:
Add these to the first mixture.
Miss Farmer did not divulge oven temperatures in that edition, but the usual 350° for half an hour should work. As usual, without Miss Farmer having to tell you, grease the pan first and test doneness by sticking a clean knife in and having it come out clean.
Serve with plain sugar sprinkled
over or whipped cream. A gingerbread sheet cake is a good place to enjoy
stenciling with sugar sprinkled through a paper doily.