Donna’s Downhome Diner

2 ½ cups self-rising flour
12 ounces beer, stove hot
1/3 to ½ cup sugar

Mix ingredients. Place in greased muffin pan. Top with butter and bake at 375°F for 30 to 45 minutes.


2 pkg yeast
½ cup warm water
¾ cup scalded milk
1/3 cup sugar
1 tsp salt
dash ground nutmeg
2 egg yolks
½ cup softened margarine
4 ¼ to 4 ¾ cups flour

Dissolve yeast in water. Stir in milk, sugar, salt, nutmeg, egg yolks, margarine and 3 cups of flour until smooth. Dough hook the rest of the flour in. Let rise in greased bowl for 1 ½ hours or until doubled.

Punch dough down. Cut off small balls and wrap around sausage. Let rise for 45 minutes. Bake at 350°F for 11 to 15 minutes. Brush with margarine.

Norwegian Poor Knights

2 eggs
½ cup milk
8 slices white bread, without crusts
¼ cup dried bread crumbs
2 tbl sugar
2 tsp cinnamon
2 tbl margarine or butter

Beat eggs and milk; dip bread slices in mixture. Combine bread crumbs, sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle on each side of bread slices.  Heat margarine on griddle; saute bread slices on both sides until golden brown. Spread with jam or jelly or sprinkle with powdered sugar before serving.