Mix and sift dry ingredients; add milk, beaten egg, and melted shortening; beat well and pour into greased shallow pan. Bake in hot oven about 25 minutes.
SPIDER CORN BREAD
1 egg 1-3/4 cups milk 2 tablespoons sugar 1 cup corn meal 1/3 cup flour 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons Dr. Price’s Baking Powder 1 tablespoon shortening
Beat egg and add one cup milk; stir in sugar, corn meal, flour, salt and baking powder which have been sifted together; turn into frying pan in which shortening has been melted; pour on remainder of milk, but do not stir. Bake about 25 minutes in hot oven. There should be a line of creamy custard through the bread. Cut into triangles and serve.
1-1/2 cups flour 1-1/2 cups graham flour 4 teaspoons Dr. Price’s Baking Powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon shortening 1 egg 1-1/2 cups liquid (1/2 water and 1/2 milk) 2 tablespoons sugar or molasses
Mix flour, graham flour, baking powder and salt together; rub in shortening; beat egg and add with sugar or molasses to liquid; stir into dry mixture and beat well; add more milk if necessary to make a drop batter. Put into greased loaf pan, smooth with knife dipped in cold water. Bake about one hour in moderate oven.
NUT OR RAISIN BREAD
2-1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup graham flour 1/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup walnuts or raisins 4 teaspoons Dr. Price’s Baking Powder 1 egg 1-1/2 cups milk
Sift dry ingredients together. Add raisins or nuts chopped not too fine; add beaten egg to milk and add to dry ingredients to make a soft dough. Put into greased loaf pan. Allow to stand about 30 minutes. Bake in moderate oven from 45 to 60 minutes.
PEANUT BUTTER BREAD
2 cups flour 4 teaspoons Dr. Price’s Baking Powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup milk 2/3 cup peanut butter or 1/2 cup finely ground peanuts
Sift flour, baking powder, salt and sugar together. Add milk to peanut butter or peanuts, blend well and add to dry ingredients; mix thoroughly. Bake in greased loaf pan in slow oven 45 to 50 minutes. This is best when a day old. It makes delicious sandwiches cut in thin slices and filled with either cream cheese or lettuce and mayonnaise.
PRUNE OR DATE BREAD
1 cup prunes or dates 2-1/2 a cups graham flour; or 1 cup flour and 1-1/2 cups graham flour 1/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon salt 4 teaspoons Dr. Price’s Baking Powder 1 cup milk 1 tablespoon shortening
Wash prunes, soak several hours, drain, stone and chop, or use dates stoned and chopped. Mix flour, sugar, salt and baking powder; add milk to make soft dough and beat well; add fruit and melted shortening. Put into greased bread pan; allow to stand about 30 minutes in warm place. Bake in moderate oven one hour.