Recipe for Sweet French Rolls:
1 c. milk
1 yeast cake, dissolved in 1/4 c. lukewarm water
1/4 c. sugar
1 t. salt
Yolk of one egg
1/8 t. mace
1/4 c. melted butter
Scald milk; when lukewarm, add dissolved yeast cake and one and 1/2 cups flour.
Beat well, cover and let rise until light.
Add sugar, salt, eggs well beaten, mace, butter and enough flour to knead.
Knead, let rise again, shape and bake same as salad rolls, or roll in a long strip to 1/4 inch in thickness, spread with butter, roll up like a jelly roll and cut into 1/4 inch pieces. Place pieces in pan close together, flat side down. A few gratings of lemon rind or 1/2 t. lemon extract may be substituted in place of mace.
Found in "Men of the Old Stone Age" by Henry Fairfield Osborn. Published by Scribners, 1916.
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