Whites of eleven eggs, one and one-half cups of granulated sugar, one cup of flour, one teaspoon of cream of tartar, one-half teaspoon of almond or vanilla. Beat eggs to a froth; sift the sugar five times; sift the flour four times; then add the cream of tartar and sift again; beat the eggs and sugar together, add the flavoring, then the flour; stir quickly and lightly. Bake the same as Sunshine.
One cup sugar, one cup flour, one-half cup molasses, one-half cup of butter, one teaspoon ginger. Mix same as cake. Drop on tins far apart. When a little cool try to turn them up with a knife; roll as soon as removed from pan. Keep in a tin tightly covered.
One cup of butter, two cups flour, one-half large cup sugar, one teaspoon baking powder, two eggs beaten separately, one-half pound citron or currants. Warm the butter, and then add the flour and baking powder. Beat the yolks and add the sugar, then the beaten whites and turn into the flour mixture; lastly the fruit. Take up the mixture with a fork and drop on greased pans in rough little heaps half an inch apart. Bake ten minutes in a hot oven.
One cup of brown sugar, one cup of walnuts broken in small pieces, two eggs, a pinch of salt, three heaping tablespoons of flour. Drop on buttered tins and bake in quick oven a few minutes.
One-half cup of butter, one and one-half cups of fine granulated sugar, yolks of four eggs, one whole egg, one-half cup of milk, one-half teaspoon of mace, two teaspoons of baking powder, two and one-half cups of flour. Mix in order given.
One-half cup of butter, one and one-half cups of sugar, one-half teaspoon of almond, one-half cup of milk, two teaspoons of baking powder, two and one-half cups of flour, whites of five eggs. Mix in the order given, putting baking powder in flour, and adding milk and flour alternately. Bake in moderate oven until loaf shrinks from pan. Watermelon cake may be made from this recipe by using red sugar in the gold cake, and adding one cup of raisins seeded and rolled in flour. Put red cake in center of round pan and white around it, or the red at bottom and white on top. Bake in round pan. Another way: Bake gold and silver cake infancy tins; when cold break open, spread with-lemon butter. Frost.
Add to two cups of New Orleans molasses a half teaspoon of soda, two teaspoons of ginger; melted butter the size of an egg. Beat well. To a cup of sour milk or cream add another half teaspoon of soda; pour into molasses mixture; add a beaten egg and two cups and one-half of sifted flour. Beat well, and bake in a long tin in a slow oven half an hour.
Make the cup cake with two eggs, add one cup of chopped apples and one-half teaspoon of the extract of cinnamon.