Scotch Taffy Cakes
- 2 - cups flour, sifted
- 2 - cups brown sugar
- 1/3 - cup melted lard
- 3/4 - cup New Orleans molasses
- 1/2 - teaspoon baking soda dissolved in water
1/2 - coconut, grated
Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease cookie
Sift flour several times, then sift
Mix with melted lard.
Slightly warm molasses and
Dissolve soda in a little hot water and add.
chill in refrigerator overnight.
Next day add coconut, drop from teaspoon on cookie sheet
about size of hickory nut and 3 inches apart. Bake for about 15 minutes.
Pennsylvania Dutch Did You Know?
The Pennsylvania Dutch come mostly from what is now Germany
rather than the Netherlands. Logically, their language too is
ultimately a derivative of Palatinate German, not Dutch.