PARKER HOUSE ROLLS
4 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt 6 teaspoons Dr. Price’s Baking Powder 2 to 4 tablespoons shortening 1-1/2 cups milk
Sift flour, salt and baking powder together. Add melted shortening to milk and add slowly to dry ingredients stirring until smooth. Knead lightly on floured board and roll out one-half inch thick. Cut with biscuit cutter. Crease each circle with back of knife one side of center. Butter the small section and fold larger part well over the small. Place one inch apart in greased pan. Allow to stand 15 minutes in warm place. Brush each with melted butter and bake in moderate oven 15 to 20 minutes.
2-1/4 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons maple or brown sugar 4 teaspoons Dr. Price’s Baking Powder 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoons shortening 1/3 to 2/3 cup water 1 egg
Sift together flour, salt, sugar, baking powder, and spice; add melted shortening to beaten egg and water to make soft dough and mix well. Turn out on floured board; with floured hands shape into small rolls; place on greased shallow pan close together; allow to stand 10 to 15 minutes before baking; brush with milk and sprinkle with a little maple or brown sugar. Bake in moderate oven 20 to 30 minutes.
For hot cross buns, with sharp knife make deep cross cuts; brush with butter, sprinkle with sugar and bake.
2-1/4 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt 4 teaspoons Dr. Price’s Baking Powder 2 tablespoons shortening 1 egg 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup sugar 2 teaspoons cinnamon 4 tablespoons seeded raisins
Sift 2 tablespoons of measured sugar with flour, salt and baking powder; rub shortening in lightly; add beaten egg to water and add slowly. Roll out 1/3 inch thick on floured board; brush with melted butter, sprinkle with sugar, cinnamon and raisins. Roll as for jelly roll; cut into 1-1/2 inch pieces; place with cut edges up on well greased pan; sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon. Bake in moderate oven 30 to 45 minutes; remove from pan at once.
BROWN SUGAR BUNS
2 cups flour 4 teaspoons Dr. Price’s Baking Powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon shortening 1/2 cup milk 1 tablespoon butter 1 cup brown sugar
Sift together flour, baking powder and salt; add shortening and rub in very lightly; add milk slowly to make a soft dough; roll out 1/4 inch thick. Have butter soft and spread over dough; cover with brown sugar. Roll same as jelly roll; cut into 2-inch pieces; and place with cut edges up on well greased pan. Bake in moderate oven about 30 minutes; remove from pan at once.
2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons sugar 4 teaspoons Dr. Price’s Baking Powder 2 tablespoons shortening 1 cup milk