Short Cake

Gateau de Pate au Beurre

Preparation info
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By The Times Picayune Publishing Company

Published 1901

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  • A Pound of Flour
  • 4 Tablespoonfuls of Butter, or 2 of Lard


Sift the flour and yeast powder together, if you desire it instead of soda. Otherwise, sift the flour, add the salt, and mix the lard or butter thoroughly together, rubbing between your hands till there is not a lump left. Then add sufficient tepid water to make a nice, rather stiff dough. Roll out into a thin sheet, about half an inch thick, and criss-cross with a knife lightly in diamond shap