Fruit Drop Cakes
(2 Dozen Cakes)
1/3 c. shortening 2/3 c. sugar 1 egg 1/4 c. milk 1-3/4 c. flour 2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. cinnamon 1/4 tsp. cloves 1/2 tsp. nutmeg 1/2 c. raisins
Cream the shortening and add the sugar, egg, and milk. Sift the flour, baking powder, and spices together. Sift these dry ingredients into the mixture and add the raisins. Drop by spoonfuls on a greased and floured cake sheet and bake in a hot oven until light brown.
Oat-Flake Drop Cakes (2 Dozen Cakes)
1/2 c. shortening 1 c. sugar 1 egg 2 c. oat flakes 1 tsp. vanilla 2 c. flour 1/2 tsp. salt 3 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 c. milk
Cream the shortening and add the sugar. Beat the egg and add to the mixture.
Add the oat flakes and vanilla. Sift the flour, salt, baking powder, and cinnamon together and add alternately with the milk. Drop on greased pans to bake.