Apple Fritters

1 egg.

1/2 cup flour 1 cup diced apples 4 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup milk.

1/4 cup powdered sugar 40 minims hydrochloric acid (C. P.) 1/2 teaspoon soda teaspoon salt.

(This amount of soda and hydrochloric acid is equivalent to 2 teaspoons of baking powder).

Beat the egg slightly, add milk, salt and hydrochloric acid. Sift the flour and soda together and add to the milk and egg. Add the melted butter, and fold in the diced apples. Bake in a shallow pan. Fill the pan about onehalf to three fourths of an inch deep with the batter. When ready to remove from the oven, brush the top with melted butter, and dredge with powdered sugar. Cut into squares and serve.

Prune Fritters

Wash in boiling water 1 cup dried prunes. Soak in cold water over night. Remove the stones and cut into quarters. Prepare a batter the same as for Apple Fritters. Fold in the prunes and bake same as for Apple Fritters.

Banana Fritters

Prepare a batter the same as for Apple Fritters. Use one cup of sliced bananas, instead of the apples. Bak3 the same as for Apple Fritters.