1 quart flour
1 tbsp butter
3 tsp sugar
1 tsp salt
1/2 pint milk
1 yeast cake
Scald the milk.
When nearly cold, add the yeast which has been dissolved in one half cup of cold water.
Rub into the flour, butter, sugar and salt.
Stir all together with a knife and knead.
Let rise to twice its bulk and knead.
Let rise again and knead.
Roll half an inch thick, cut into rounds, spread with butter and double over.
Rise again, bake 20 min in a hot oven (425F).
Mix at 10:00 a.m. if wanted for supper, a little earlier in cold weather.