Fried Drop Cakes

Preparation info

  • Difficulty


Appears in

The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book

By Fannie Merritt Farmer

Published 1896

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  • 1⅓ cups flour.
  • teaspoons baking powder.
  • ¼ teaspoon salt.
  • cups sugar.
  • ½ cup milk.
  • 1 egg.
  • 1 teaspoon melted butter.


Beat egg until light; add milk, dry ingredients mixed and sifted, and melted butter. Drop by spoonfuls in hot, new, deep fat; fry until light brown and cooked through, which must at first be determined by piercing with a skewer, or breaking apart. Remove with a skimmer, and drain on brown paper.