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"This is a recipe I used often during World War II as this requires no shortening, which was rationed then. I still bake it today and is welcomed by people on low-fat diets."

Ingredients

2 cups buttermilk
1 cup Grapenuts
2 cups sugar
2 eggs
4 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons baking powder

Instructions

Soak together for 30 minutes the buttermilk and Grapenuts. Add the sugar and eggs. Sift together the dry ingredients and add to the Grapenut mixture; mix well. Pour into two greased loaf pans and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.

Note: "I occasionally substitute sour skim milk instead of the buttermilk."

Sylvia Penca
East Moline



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1864 -- 150 years ago: Miss McCorkindale has opened millinery rooms over Gimbel's dry goods store, where she offers a choice lot of millinery goods, which she will manufacture to order.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The annual Dispatch/Rock Island Argus Spelling Bee continues to be a family tradition. Ed Lee, an eighth-grader at John Deere Junior High School, Moline, is the 1989 spelling bee champion from among 49 top spellers in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties. He advances to the competition in Washington, D.C. Runnerup was Ed's sister, Susan.






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