Shaker Recipe of the Month

Church Family Kitchen - Hancock Shaker Village
Kitchen of the Church Family, Hancock Shaker Village
Frank Leslie’s Popular Monthly, September 1873

January 2015

Baked Omelette

4 eggs 1/3 tsp. baking powder
2 2/3 tsp. flour 1/4 tsp. salt
2 1/3 cups milk

Beat the eggs well, beat whites separately. Beat together smoothly with flour, milk, baking powder, and salt. Bake in thin layers at 375 degrees F. To serve, sprinkle with brown or white sugar and melted butter, 2 to 3 layers to each serving. Serves two.

Other Shaker recipes can be found in Shaker Cook Book, by Caroline Piercy and Arthur Tolve (Bowling Green, Ohio, Gabriel’s Horn Publishing Co., 1984). Used by permission.

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