Total Time
3hrs 15mins
Prep 3 hrs
Cook 15 mins

very old newspaper clipping from spillville iowa,they would have used lard or butter on farm5

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. proof yeast with 1 t sugar and water.
  2. scald milk salt and sugar.
  3. add shortening
  4. let cool.
  5. add to yeast.
  6. add eggs mace zest.
  7. add 4 cups flour beat until smooth
  8. add more flour enough to make a smooth dough.
  9. cover let double.
  10. on floured board
  11. roll dough 1/2 inch thick.
  12. cut with round cutter.
  13. place on greased baking sheets
  14. brush with melted fat.
  15. cover and rise until light.
  16. make deep depression in center
  17. and fill with fruit filling(i have many recipes for fillings).
  18. let rise again.
  19. bake in400 degree oven.
  20. 15 minutes.