Healthy eating: Buckwheat cakes
1 c. sifted flour
1/4 tsp. soda
1 Tbsp. sugar
2 c. sour milk or buttermilk
1 tsp. baking powder
3/4 tsp. salt
1 egg, well beaten
2 Tbsp. melted butter or other shortening
Sift flour once; measure. Add baking powder, soda, salt and sugar; sift again. Combine egg and milk; add gradually to flour, beating only until smooth. Add shortening. Bake on hot, greased griddle. Makes 12 cakes.
From Cowpokes Cowpies & Otherwise — Recipes of the West, by Elaine Gay. This historic cookbook has been reprinted and is available for purchase at the Tread of Pioneers Museum.
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