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Total Time
2hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 2 hrs

This is a recipe adapted from historical text. It should be made using freshly ground spices if possible. Cast iron implements can be used for an extra bit of the old time feel.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, beat eggs and add milk.
  2. In large mixing bowl. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, spices, and salt.
  3. Pour egg/milk mixture into center of dry ingredients. Stir quickly.
  4. Heat oil or fat in a deep skillet or deep fat fryer. If you have an electric griddle, set temperature to 375°F
  5. Test heat by dropping a pinch of batter into fat. If it immediately rises to the surface, then it is ready to fry with.
  6. Drop batter into fat with a tablespoon.
  7. Brown for 5 minutes on one side, then flip.
  8. Drain over paper towels.
  9. Serve hot with maple syrup and butter.
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3 5

these tasted a lot like oatmeal cookies... mmm!