Gossamer Gingerbread


  • cup butter.
  • 1 cup sugar.
  • 1 egg.
  • ½ cup milk.
  • 1⅞ cups flour.
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder.
  • 1 teaspoon yellow ginger.


Cream the butter, add sugar gradually, then egg well beaten. Add milk, and dry ingredients mixed and sifted. Spread in a buttered dripping-pan as thinly as possible, using the back of mixing-spoon. Bake fifteen minutes. Sprinkle with sugar, and cut in small squares or diamonds before removing from pan.