Six eggs, 1 pint flour, 1 pint sugar, 2 tablespoonfuls water. Beat the sugar and yolks well together. Beat the whites separately. Then put the whites into the sugar and yolks and beat a good while. Then stir in the flour, only enough to mix well. Bake quick in hot oven. Bake in loaf or in sheets.
Three eggs, 1 cup sugar, 1 cup flour, 1 teaspoon butter, 1 teaspoon baking powder. Spread in a turkey pan and bake quickly. roll while hot with currant jelly or jelly for roll. 1 cup sugar, 1 egg, juice of 1 lemon, 1 teaspoon cold water. Stir on the fire until it thickens.
Two eggs, 1 cup of sugar, 1 cup of flour, 1/2 cup of water nearly boiling, 1 teaspoonful of baking powder, lemon or vanilla. Beat the eggs separately, add sugar, etc., then flour and hot water alternately, a little at a time and bake in a quick oven.
Six eggs, 1 pint of flour before it is sifted, 1 pint of sugar, 1/2 teacup water. Heat the flour and sugar, then rub the sugar and the yolks of the eggs together for a very long time, till almost white. Grate in 1/2 of the nutmeg after you add the water, and juice 1/2 a lemon. Beat the whites till very stiff, then put in 1/2 the whites and 1/2 the flour (very lightly), then stir in (very lightly) the rest of the flour and (partially) stir in the rest of the eggs. This is better baked in a loaf, with icing with a little lemon extract in it.
Two cups of sugar, whites of 3 eggs, yellows of 6 eggs, 1 cup boiling water, 2 1/2 cups of flour, 1 tablespoon of baking powder. Beat the yolks a little, add the sugar and then beat 15 minutes. Add the 3 beaten whites and the cup of water just before the flour. Flavor with extract of lemon. Bake in 3 layers. Make icing of 3 whites of eggs beaten stiff, and 6 dessertspoonfuls pulverized sugar to each egg.
A large spoon very full of shortening, 1 cup molasses, 1 large teaspoon soda (heaping full) dissolved in a cup of boiling hot water, 2 1/2 cups of flour.