Charlotte bakes these hearty molasses-flavored muffins in a rounded gem pan, which explains their name: they roll about a good bit.
Brown Bread Gems
Sift first 4 dry ingredients together Dissolve baking soda in molasses; stir into dry ingredients along with milk. Pour into a greased gem pan or muffin tin. Bake at 400 degrees F for 20 minutes. Serve hot with butter.