White Loaf Sugar in 1920

Bar Harbor Times, Bar Harbor, Maine June 16, 1920, page 7

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 egg whites

Take one cupful of sugar. one-fourth cupful of oil, one-half cupful of milk, one and one-fourth cupfuls of flour, one-fourth cupful of cornstarch, two teaspoonfuls of baking powder, one-half teaspoonful each of salt and vanilla with the whites of four eggs. Mix the sugar and corn oil, sift the flour and baking powder, salt and cornstarch, add the milk alternately with the dry ingredients, then the oil, and fold In the whites the last thing. Bake in a moderately hot oven.

For frying in deep fat, for shortening and griddle cakes, gems and hot breads of various kinds, the corn oil may be used as any other fat.

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