Cocoanut Cones

1 grated cocoanut, 1/2 pound powdered sugar, whites of 2 eggs, mix together, form in cones and bake on buttered paper.


Three eggs well beaten, 3 heaping tablespoons of pulverized sugar, 3 tablespoonsful of melted butter, nutmeg for flavoring, flour enough to roll conveniently. Fry in hot lard.

Cup Cake

One and one-half cups of butter, 3 cups of sugar, 5 cups of flour, 6 eggs, 1 teaspoon of soda, 2 teaspoons of Cream of tartar.

Colorado Cream Cake

One cup sour Cream, 1 cup granulated sugar, 1 egg, 1/2 teaspoonful soda, dissolved in a spoonful hot water, 2 cups flour. Flavor. Stir them all together without beating the eggs separately.

Delmonico Filling

Two and one-half cups of light brown sugar, 1 1/2 cup Cream, 1 tablespoonful butter, 1 teaspoonful vanilla. Boil until it waxes in water. Spread while warm.

Election Cake

One cup of sugar, 1 cup of yeast, 2 cups of milk, flour for a stiff dough, rise over night. In the morning add 1 cup of sugar, 1 cup of butter, 3 eggs, 2 cups of raisins. Mix not quite as stiff as bread. Put into pans, rise and bake.

Fig Layer Cake

One cup of sugar, 3 even tablespoons of butter, 1 egg and yolks of 2, 2/3 cup of milk, 2 cups of flour, 2 spoons baking powder. Bake in 3 layers.

For Filling

One cup of sugar, \ cup water. Boil until thick. When cool add white of 1 egg well beaten. Chop 8 figs fine and add the figs to sugar and egg, beat well and spread between the layers.

Fig Cake

One and a half cup of sugar, whites of 5 eggs, small 3/4 cup of butter, 2 1/2 teaspoonsful baking powder, 1/2 cup milk, 2 cups flour. Bake in a sheet. Make boiled icing and put in 1 cup finely chopped figs.

Gold And Silver Cake

One-half cup butter, 1 cup sugar, 2 cups flour, 1/2 cup milk, whites of 3 eggs. Repeat this for the Gold Cake, using the yellows of the eggs, and adding a little more milk.

Flavor the Silver Cake with almond. Flavor the Gold Cake with vanilla.

German Bread

Take enough of the light dough (ready for baking) for one loaf of bread. Add to it 1 small cup of sugar, 1 tablespoon of butter or lard, 1 cup of stoned raisins, spice to suit the taste, the beaten whites of 2 eggs. Knead well.

Grandma Dunn's Cake

One cup of butter, 3 cups of sugar, 3 eggs, 1 teaspoon of soda, 1 cup of sour milk. Flour enough to make it stiff.

Harvard Cake

One-half cup of butter, 2 cups of sugar, § cup of milk, 3 eggs, 3 cups of flour, 1 small teaspoonful of soda, two of Cream of tartar.

Hermit Cookies

Three eggs, 1 1/2 cup of brown sugar, 1/2 cup of butter, 1 cup of currants, 1 teaspoon of soda, 1 teaspoon of cinnamon. Dissolve soda in a little milk. Flour enough to roll.

Hickory Nut Cake

One and a half cups butter, 3 cups sugar, 1 cup milk, 5 cups flour, 2 cups of hickory nut meats, 6 eggs, beaten separately, 3 teaspoons of baking powder.