Spiced Hot Bread
3 tbsp shortening
2/3 cp sugar
2/3 cp milk
1 1/2 cps flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
2 tbsp shortening (additional)
1/2 cp sugar (additional)
2/3 tsp cinnamon
1 - Cream the 3 tbsp shortening and work in the 2/3 cp sugar.
2 - Add the milk, and the egg, well beaten.
3 - Beat until well blended; sift the flour, baking powder, and salt.
4 - Add to the first mixture and beat until smooth.
5 - Transfer to a shallow oiled and floured pan.
6 - Then combine the 1/2 cp sugar and the cinnamon and
work in the remaining shortening with the fingertips.
7 - Sprinkle this mixture over the top and bake the bread in a hot oven (375 degrees) for 25 minutes or until firm in the center and brown on top.