Three cups flour, two teaspoonfuls baking powder, one-half teaspoonful
salt, one-half cup butter, one egg (very light), one cup cold water
stirred into the flour. Stir all very slowly. Divide in half, bake in
square pans. Sprinkle the tops with white granulated sugar. Bake ten or
fifteen minutes. Mash and sweeten the fruit, spread on top and between
One teaspoonful cornstarch with one-half cup sugar; one cup of the fruit
juice at boiling point, add sugar with cornstarch and let boil five
minutes. Grease pans with lard or beef drippings.