Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 50 mins

This Pre-1940's recipe included in my “Grandma’s Wartime Edition Cookbook”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix salt and flour, add 1/2 the milk until smooth.
  2. Add remaining 1/2 of the milk, well beaten egg and shortening.
  3. Beat 2 minutes with egg beater.
  4. Turn into hot greased iron gem pans and bake about 35 minutes in hot oven 450°F.
  5. Then reduce the temperature to 350°F and bake about 15 minutes longer.
  6. Popovers can also be made using 1/3 cup whole-wheat and 2/3 cup white flour.
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These are the popovers I grew up with (no, I'M not pre-1940s!). Absolutely delicious. Thanks for posting!

Chocolatl January 11, 2011