Bath buns

Yield: 2 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups Flour
3 tablespoons Shortening
3 teaspoons Baking powder
½ teaspoon Salt
1 tablespoon Sugar
½ \N Lemon rind, grated
¼ cup Sugar
1 \N Egg, well beaten
½ cup Seedless raisins
\N \N Citron
\N \N Milk

Sift flour, measure, and sift with baking powder and salt. Cut in shortening. Add grated lemon rind, sugar, egg, raisins, and enough milk to make a soft dough that can be molded. Pat into sheet 1 inch thick and cut into rounds, or mold small amounts into round buns.

Stick a bit of citron in the top of each. Reserve a little of the egg to brush over the top. Place on well-oiled baking sheet. Bake in hot oven (450ø F) 12-15 minutes. Brush top with 1 tablespoon sugar moistened with a little cream. Serve hot. 12 servings. Florence Taft Eaton, Concord, MA.

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