This recipe for Shortcake from Kalona Iowa, by Joan Erps, is from The Madden Family Cookbook ,
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2 eggs 1/2 tsp. vanilla 1 cup sugar 1/2 tsp. salt 1 cup flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1/2 cup boiling water
Beat eggs and vanilla until very light. Add gradually the sugar and salt. Sift flour and baking powder together and add. Mix well. Fold in the boiling water. Bake in a round or square 9 x 9 pan at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.
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