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PIONEER COOKING RECIPES HOME PAGE
PART  1   BREADMAKING
PART  2   SANDWICHES, COOKIES, FRITTERS, DOUGHNUTS, ETC.
PART 3
CAKE MAKING
PART 4  CAKE RECIPES
PART 5  MEATS, POULTRY, GAME, FISH, OYSTERS & CROQUETTES
PART 6   SOUPS & VEGETABLE DISHES

PART 7   EGGS & OMLETES
PART 8  PICKLING
PART 9   CANNING

PIONEER HOUSEHOLD TIPS   236 TIPS INCLUDING RECIPES OF ALL KINDS

PART 4

OLD PIONEER CAKE RECIPES

 

 

1.Buttermilk Cake   One-half cup of butter; 2 cups of brown sugar; 2 cups of buttermilk; 1 lb. of currants ; 1 lb. of raisins ; two level teaspoonfuls of soda dissolved in milk; cloves, nutmeg and cinnamon to taste and flour to stiffen. Bake two hours.

2.Delicate Cakes   Two cups of sugar; whites of 4 eggs; 1/2 cup of butter; 1/2 cup sweet milk ; 3 cups flour ; 1 teaspoonful either of soda or baking powder ; 2 teaspoonfuls of cream of tartar. Flavor with lemon.

3.Grandma’s Cake   Two cups of medium brown sugar, 1/2 cup melted butter beaten well with 2 eggs. When thoroughly beaten add a small cup of sour milk, 1 teaspoonful of baking soda, 3 cups of sifted flour and 1 teaspoonful baking powder; 1 teaspoonful of vanilla; ake well in moderate oven either in loaf or layers. If in layers use any filling desired.

4.Economical Cake   One cup of sugar, 1 egg, 2/3 cup of milk, 2 tablespoonfuls of butter, 1 tablespoonful of baking powder, 2 cups of flour.

5.Caramel Cake   Two eggs, 2 cups of brown sugar, 1/2 cup of butter, 1/2 cup of sour cream, 1 cup grated chocolate, 1/2 cup hot water, 3/4 teaspoonful of soda, 2 teaspoonfuls baking powder; mix chocolate and hot water together, then add soda and also 2 1/2 cups of flour.

6.Wedding Cake   Five pounds sugar, 50 eggs, 5 lbs. flour, 5 lbs. butter, 15 lbs. raisins, 10 lbs. currants, 3 lbs. citron, 1 pint brandy, 4 ounces nutmeg, 4 ounces mace 1 ounce cinnamon, 1/4 ounce cloves; this will make 43 or 44 pounds, is unequaled and will keep 20 years.top.jpg (1922 bytes)

7.Sultana Cake   One pound flour, 3/4 lb. butter, 3/4 lb. lb. sugar, 8 large eggs, 1 lb. Sultana raisins, juice and grated rind of a lemon, 1/2 grated nutmeg. Beat butter and sugar to a cream, add flour, then yolks of eggs well beaten, next flavoring, then raisins dredged with flour, lastly the whites of eggs beaten very stiff. Bake one hour and a half in a slow oven.

8.Taylor Cake ( A fine Fruit Cake ).   Seven eggs, 1 1/4 lbs. butter, 1 pint boiled cider, 7 1/2 cups flour, 1 lb. currants, 2 lbs. raisins, 1/4 lb. citron, 1/4 lb. orange peel, 1 teaspoon soda, 1 teaspoon cream of tartar, 1 teaspoonful cloves, 3 nutmegs.

9.Fruit Cake   One cup molasses, 2 cups brown sugar, 1 cup butter, 1/2 cup milk, 4 eggs, 4 cups flour, 3 cups stoned raisins, 3 cups currants, 1 cup chopped citron, 1 teaspoonful nutmeg, 1 teaspoonful ground cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoonful cloves, 1 teaspoonful of soda and 2 of cream of tartar or 3 of baking soda.

10.Marble Cake   White Part. One cup of white sugar, whites of 4 eggs, 1/2 cup of butter, 1/2 cup of sweet milk, 2 teaspoonfuls of baking powder, 1 teaspoonful of lemon or vanilla and 2 1/2 cups of sifted flour.

Dark Part. One cup of brown sugar, yolks of 4 eggs, 1/2 cup of molasses, 1/2 cup of butter, 1/2 cup of sour milk, 1 teaspoonful of ground cloves, 1 teaspoonful of mace, 1 teaspoonful of cinnamon, 1 grated nutmeg, 1 teaspoonful of soda dissolved in a little milk and added after part of the flour is stirred in ; 1 1/2 cups of sifted flour.

Drop a spoonful of the light then the dark, alternately, into a well buttered cake pan.

11.Myrna Marble Cake   White Part. One cup of white sugar, whites of 4 eggs, 1/2 cup of butter, 1/2 cup of sweet milk, 2 teaspoonfuls of baking powder, 1 teaspoonful of lemon or vanilla, 2 1/2 cups of sifted flour. top.jpg (1922 bytes)

Dark Part One cup of brown sugar, yolks of 4 eggs, 1/2 cup of molasses, 1/2 cup of butter, 1/2 cup of sour milk, add cloves, cinnamon or strawberry. One teaspoonful of soda and 1 1/2 cups of flour.

12.Sponge Cake   Three eggs beaten for 5 minutes, 1 cup of sugar, 1/2 cup of sweet milk, 1 teaspoonful of lemon, 2 cups of flour, 2 teaspoonfuls of baking powder; bake slowly.

13.Angel Food   One large tumbler of granulated sugar, 1/2 tumbler of powdered sugar, 1 tumbler of sifted flour, whites of 11 eggs, 1 teaspoonful of cream of tartar. Beat the eggs to a stiff froth; sift the sugar 4 times; sift the cream of tartar through the flour 4 times; add the sugar to the eggs slowly, as for frosting; add flour, stirring lightly and as little as possible; flavor with almond or vanilla. Bake in a deep unbuttered pan for 3/4 of an hour. When done remove oven and turn upside down, allowing the edges of the pan to rest on some supports. When entirely cold remove carefully from the pan. Much of your success depends upon the baking and handling.

14.Ice Cream Cake   1/2 cup of butter, 1 1/2 cups of powdered sugar, 1/2 cup of cornstarch , 1/2 cup of milk, 1 1/2 cups of flour, 2 level teaspoons of baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla, whites of 6 eggs; beat the butter to a cream, add gradually the sugar, then the milk alternately with the flour to keep it from curdling. Stir in lightly the beaten whites of the eggs the last thing before putting into the pans. Bake in a moderate oven for 20 minutes. This makes 2 layers.top.jpg (1922 bytes)

15.Devil’s Food   Two cups of brown sugar, 2 eggs, 1/2 cup of sweet milk, 1/2 cup butter, 2 cups sifted flour, 1 teaspoonful of baking powder, 1 teaspoonful of soda, 1 cup grated chocolate, 3/4 cup brown sugar, 1/2 cup sweet milk. Cook to thick cream, add 1 teaspoonful of vanilla and stir into the batter hot. Bake in 2 layers in a moderate oven.

16.Devil Cake   One small cake Baker’s chocolate, 2 cups granulated sugar, 1 cup butter, 1 cup buttermilk or sour milk, 3 cups sifted flour, 1 level teaspoonful soda dissolved in hot water, 6 eggs beaten separately. Put chocolate in bowl, set in boiling water and dissolve, add sugar and butter and beat light; add yolks of eggs, then milk and soda; add flour and beaten whites of eggs at once and beat till well mixed. Bake in layers and ice.

17.Jelly Roll   One cup sugar, 4 eggs, 1 cup flour, 1 teaspoonful baking powder; beat well together. Bake in large shallow pan, spread with jelly and roll while warm.

18.Quick Cake   Three eggs, 2 1/2 cups flour, 1/2 cup butter, 1/2 cup lard, 1 cup of milk, 1 cup of sugar, 4 teaspoonfuls of baking powder, 2 teaspoonfuls of vanilla.

19.One Egg Cake   One tablespoonful of butter, one cup of sugar, 1 egg beaten, 3/4 cup milk, 1 1/2 cup flour, 2 teaspoonfuls of baking powder.

20.Nut Cake   One cup butter, 2 cups sugar, 4 eggs, 1 cup milk, 3 cups flour, 2 teaspoonfuls baking powder, 1 cup nut kernels.

21.Plain Walnut Cake   Two cups flour, 1 teaspoonful of baking powder, 1/2 cup butter, 1 cup sugar, 2 eggs, 1 cup milk; beat all together and add 1 cup chopped walnuts and 1 teaspoonful of vanilla.top.jpg (1922 bytes)

22.Lemon Cake   Two cups sugar, 1 cup butter, 7 eggs, 1 1/2 pints of flour, 1 teaspoonful baking powder, 1 teaspoonful lemon extract. Rub the butter and sugar to a light cream; add the eggs two at a time, beating 5 minutes. After each addition add the flour sifted with the powder and the extract mixed into a medium batter. Bake 40 minutes in paper lined tin in moderate oven.

23.Ribbon Cake   Two cups sugar, 1/2 cup butter, 4 eggs, 1 cup milk, 3 1/2 cups flour, spices, 3 level teaspoonfuls baking powder, 1/2 finely chopped figs, 1/2 cup raisins stoned and cut into pieces, 1 tablespoonful of molasses. Cream the butter, add gradually the sugar and well beaten egg yolks, then the milk. Sift the baking powder and flour together thoroughly, then add the egg whites beaten to a stiff froth. Bake one - half of the mixture in a layer cake pan. To the remainder add the fruit, molasses and spices to taste. Bake and put the layers together with icing.

24.Gold and Silver Cake   One cup of white sugar, yolks of 4 eggs well beaten, 1/2 cup of butter, 1/2 cup of milk, 2 cups of flour, 1 tablespoonful of baking powder. Same for the silver, except use the whites of eggs.

25.White Mountain Cake   Three - fourths cup of butter, 2 cups sugar, whites of 7 eggs, 1 cup cornstarch, 2 teaspoonfuls baking powder, 2 cups flour.

Filling. - One - half cup cold water, 2 cups sugar ; boil until it threads, then beat into the whites of two eggs ; flavor with vanilla.top.jpg (1922 bytes)

26.Hickory Nut Cake   One cup of chopped nuts, 1/2 cup butter, 3 eggs, 1 1/2 cups sugar, 1 cup milk, 3 cups flour; cream the sugar and butter and then add milk, then yolks of eggs, well beaten, then flour well sifted with heaping teaspoonful of baking powder, then nuts and whites of eggs well beaten.

27.Lemon Jelly Cake   Four tablespoonfuls of butter, 2 cups of coffee sugar, 4 eggs, leaving white of one for frosting; beat whites of the eggs separately; mix yolks with butter and sugar; add whites last after flour is added; 1 cup of milk, 3 3/4 cups of flour, 2 teaspoonfuls of baking powder mixed with flour, 1 teaspoonful of lemon extract. Filling. - One egg, 1 cup of sugar, juice and grated rind of one lemon, 1 tablespoonful of water, 1 teaspoonful of flour. Boil till it thickens; when cool, spread between layers.

28.Prince of Wales Cake   White Part -- One-half cup sugar, 1/2 cup butter, 1/2 cup sweet milk, 2 cups flour, 1 teaspoonful vanilla, 2 teaspoonfuls baking powder, whites of 3 eggs. Dark Part -- One-half cup butter, 1 cup brown sugar, yolks of 3 eggs, 1/2 cup sour milk, 2 cups flour, 1 tablespoonful molasses, 1/2 teaspoonful cloves, 1 teaspoonful cinnamon, 1 teaspoonful nutmeg, 1 teaspoonful soda dissolved in warm water, 1 cup raisins; bake each portion in two layers and use white boiled icing.

Icing -- One-half cup water, 1 1/2 cups sugar; cook until it threads, then stir until it is smooth.top.jpg (1922 bytes)

29.Angel Cake   One and a half tumblers of pulverized sugar, whites of 11 eggs, 1 tumbler of flour, 1 teaspoonful cream of tartar, 1 teaspoonful vanilla; sift flour and cream of tartar three times; sugar once; then sift flour and sugar together three times. Beat the eggs to a stiff froth, then very lightly add sugar and flour. Bake at once in a slow oven, 40 minutes. Turn the pan upside down to cool. Do not grease the tin.

30.Anna’s Cup Cake   One-half cup of sweet milk, 1/2 cup of butter, 2 eggs, 1 cup of sugar, 2 cups of flour, 2 teaspoonfuls of of baking powder. Can use this for many kinds of cake, with or without fruit, with different kinds of flavoring and different kinds of filling; bake in loaf or layer, or in patty pans.

31.Chocolate Cake   One cup of sour milk, 1 cup of molasses, 1/2 cup of butter or lard, yolks of two eggs, 3 cups of flour.

Frosting -- One square of chocolate, 1 cup of sugar, white of one egg, 1 teaspoonful of vanilla.

32.Cornstarch Loaf Cake   Three-fourths cup of butter, 1 1/4 cups of sugar, 1 cup of sweet milk, 3 eggs, or whites of four, 3 teaspoonfuls baking powder, 3/4 cup of cornstarch, enough flour to make a moderately stiff batter; flavor to suit taste.top.jpg (1922 bytes)

33.Centennial Cake   One cup of butter, 2 cups of sugar, 1 cup sweet milk, 4 cups flour, 3 heaping teaspoonfuls baking powder, 5 eggs; beat the whites separately and add the last thing before baking; flavor to suit.

34.Cocoa Cakes   Cream 1/2 cup of butter; add 1/4 cup of cocoa, the beaten yolks of three eggs, 1 cup sugar, 1 teaspoonful cinnamon, 1/2 cup of water, then the beaten whites of 3 eggs, 1 1/4 cups of flour, and 3 teaspoonfuls of baking powder. Bake in gem pans.

35.Delicate Coconut Cake   One-half cup of butter, one cup of sugar, whites of 3 eggs, 1/2 cup sweet milk, 2 cups of flour, 2 teaspoonfuls of baking powder; bake in a long pan; make boiled icing and stir in one large cup of coconut; spread thickly on top of cake, sprinkling fresh grated coconut on top.

36.Crumb Cake   Three cups of flour, 1 1/2 cups of sugar, 3/4 cup of butter or lard; mix sugar, flour and butter together and take out 1/2 cup for crumbs; into the balance put 2 teaspoonfuls of baking powder, 3/4 cup of milk and 1 egg; flavor with nutmeg; make out in two loaves and sprinkle crumbs over the top and bake. Better when eaten warm.

37.Cheap Cake   One-half cup of butter, 1 cup of sugar, 1/2 cup of sweet milk, 3 eggs, saving out the white of one for icing; 2 teaspoonfuls of baking powder, and flour enough to make thick but not stiff. This can be baked in a square loaf and cut in squares.

38.Coffee Cake   One cup of melted butter, 2 cups of brown sugar, 1 cup of strong coffee, 4 cups of flour, 2 eggs, 1 teaspoonful of cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg ; 1 cup of raisins, boiled and seeded ; 2 heaping teaspoonfuls of baking powder.top.jpg (1922 bytes)

39.Clara Follett’s Cake   Cream half a cup of butter; add 1/4 cup of cocoa, the beaten yolks of 3 eggs, 1 teaspoonful of cinnamon, 1 cup of sugar and 1/2 cup of water, then the beaten whites of eggs and 1 1/4 cups of flour with 3 heaping teaspoonfuls of baking powder.

40.French Cake   One cup of milk, 1 1/2 cups of sugar, 3 cups of flour, 4 tablespoonfuls of butter, 2 eggs, 3/4 teaspoonful of soda, 1 1/2 teaspoonfuls of cream of tartar; flavor according to taste. Put the soda in the milk, and the cream of tartar in the flour.

41.Feather Cake   Cream 1 tablespoonful of butter; add 1 cup of sugar, then 1 egg well beaten, 1 1/2 cups of flour, 1/2 cup of sweet milk; beat well; add 2 level teaspoonfuls of baking powder. Bake 20 minutes.

 42. Gospel Cake   Three and one-half cups of flour,(1st Kings 4-22); 1 cup of butter(Judges 5-25); 3 cups of sugar(Jeremiah 6-20); 2 cups of raisins(1st Sam. 12-30); 1 cup of water (Genesis 17-24); 1 cup of almonds(Genesis 11-43); 6 eggs(Isaiah 10-14); 1 tablespoonful of honey(Exodus 15-21); a pinch of salt(Leviticus 2-13); 3 eggs (yolks); 1 pint of milk; spices, 2 tablespoonfuls. Follow Solomon’s advice for making good boys and you will have a good cake. (Proverbs 12-14).top.jpg (1922 bytes)

43.Silver Cake   One cup of milk, whites of 6 eggs, 2 cups of sugar, 2/3 cup of butter, 4 cups of flour, 1/4 teaspoonful salt, 2 teaspoonfuls baking powder, 1 teaspoonful almond extract; cream the sugar and butter; then add alternately the milk and flour, having sifted the flour, baking powder and salt well together; then add extract and the well beaten whites of eggs; beat well and bake in loaf pan in moderate oven.

44.Lady Cake   One-half cup of butter, 1 1/2 cups sugar, 3/4 cup of sweet milk, 2 cups of flour, 2 teaspoonfuls of baking powder, whites of four eggs whipped to a stiff froth. Flavor with almond,peach or rose water.

45.A Cheap Fruit Cake   One cup of sour milk, 1 cup of sugar, 2 1/2 cups of flour, 1 cup of raisins, 1 teaspoonful of cinnamon, allspice or cloves, 1 egg, butter the size of an egg;[ILLEGIBLE] good. If desired, add half teaspoonful soda.

46. Black Fruit Cake    One pound brown sugar, 1 pound of butter, 10 eggs, 2 pounds of raisins, 3 pounds of currants, 2 tablespoonfuls of cinnamon, 1 tablespoonful of of ginger, 1 teaspoonful of cloves, 1 nutmeg, 3 teaspoonfuls of baking powder, 1/2 cup of cold water, 1/2 teacup of molasses, 1/2 pound of citron, flour enough to make it the consistency of pound cake. Rub the butter and sugar together; beat the eggs, then mix; add the molasses, then the flour and fruit. This will make 2 large loaves. Bake 1 1/2 hours with a slow fire; bake in pans with stems.top.jpg (1922 bytes)

47.Farmer’s Fruit Cake   Two cups of dried apples, soaked over night, chop in the morning and cook well in 2 cups of molasses, either maple or Orleans; after the apples or done let them get cold; flour same as for other fruit cake. Make following batter: One cup of butter, 1 cup of sugar, 3 eggs, 1 cup of sour milk, 1 teaspoonful each of cinnamon and cloves, 1 tablespoonful of soda in milk and 5 cups of flour. Can add 1 cup of raisins, if you choose, with the apples. Bake in moderate oven.

48.White Fruit Cake   Two cups of sugar, 1 cup of butter, 1 cup of sweet milk, 3/4 cup of flour, 2 teaspoonfuls of baking powder, whites of 5 eggs, 1/2 lb. sliced citron, 2 cups coconut, meats from 1 quart hickory nuts, or use almonds.

49.Minnehaha Cake   One-half cup of butter, 1 1/2 cups of sugar, 1 cup of sweet milk, 3 eggs, 2 teaspoonfuls of baking powder, 3 cups of flour.

50.Morangtarta    One pound granulated sugar, whites of ten eggs, well beaten; one pound of almonds, grated and well dried by allowing them to stand over night; mix the sugar and almonds together and beat slowly into the whites of eggs. Put in a buttered pan sprinkled with a few bread crumbs and bake slowly for an hour. To be eaten with fruit and whipped cream. (Very Fine)

51.One Egg Cake   One egg, 1 1/2 cups of sugar, 1/2 cup of butter, 1 cup of sweet milk, 2 1/2 cups of flour, 2 1/2 teaspoonfuls of baking powder.top.jpg (1922 bytes)

52.Queen Cake  Two cups of flour, 1 cup of sugar 1 cup of milk, 2 eggs, 1 large tablespoonful of butter, 2 teaspoonfuls of baking powder; flavor to taste; beat the butter, sugar and eggs together; then add the milk and flour, mixed with the powder. Bake in shallow pans in quick oven.

53.Sunshine Cake Beat the yolks of 5 eggs thick with a cup of granulated sugar; a pinch of salt and 3/4 cup of flour, which has been sifted with 1/2 teaspoonful of cream of tartar; add to it carefully the whites of 7 eggs, whipped very stiff; flavor with lemon or orange.

54.Tea Cake   One tablespoonful melted butter, 1 egg, 1 cup sugar, 1 teaspoonful baking powder, 3/4 cup milk, 2 cups flour.

55.Velvet Cake   One-half cup of butter, 1 1/2 cups pulverized sugar, whites of eggs, 1 cup of sweet milk, 2 cups of flour, 1/2 cup of cornstarch, 1 large teaspoonful of baking powder, vanilla.

56.White Loaf Cake   Two cups of sugar, 1 cup of butter, 1 cup of sweet milk, 3 cups of measured before sifting, 3 rounding teaspoonfuls of baking powder, whites of 9 eggs; measure with a pint cup; flavor to taste; ice with 2 cups of sugar and the whites of 3 eggs; add nearly a cup of boiling water to sugar, and cook until it will break in water, then pour it slowly with left hand over well beaten whites, while beating hard with the right hand.top.jpg (1922 bytes)

57.White Cake   One-half cup of butter, 1 1/2 cups of sugar, 2/3 cup of milk, 2 teaspoonfuls of baking powder, 2 cups of flour and the whites of 4 eggs, well beaten and added last; flavor to taste.

58.Washington Cake   One and three-fourths cups of flour, 1 cup of sugar, 1/3 cup of butter, 1 egg, 1/2 cup of sweet milk, 2 teaspoonfuls of baking powder, 1 teaspoonful of lemon extract. Bake in three round tins; when done, put a layer of apple sauce between and on top of the cake. Jelly or jam may be substituted, and the cake served with whipped cream or sauce.

59.Cream Cake   One cup of sugar; 2 eggs, well beaten in a cup, fill up with sweet cream; 2 cups of flour; 2 teaspoonfuls of baking powder. Bake in 2 layers.

Filling: One and one-fourth cups of sugar, 1/4 cup of milk, pinch of salt, 4 teaspoonfuls of cocoa, butter size of walnut, vanilla to flavor; cook soft and beat while cooling and spread on cake.

60.Custard Cake   One teacupful of sugar, 3 eggs, 3 teaspoonfuls melted butter, 1/3 teacup of sweet milk, 1 teacup of sifted flour, 1 1/2 teaspoonfuls of baking powder; sift the baking powder in the flour; beat the whites and yolks separately; add the butter, melted just enough to measure well.

Custard: One pint of milk, 2 eggs, 2 tablespoonfuls of flour, 1 tablespoonful of cornstarch.top.jpg (1922 bytes)

61.Chocolate Caramel Cake   One and one-half cups of granulated sugar, 1/2 cup of butter, 1 cup of milk, 3 cups of sifted flour, 3 teaspoonfuls of baking powder, beaten whites of 4 eggs. Bake in layers.

Filling: Whites of 4 eggs beaten to a stiff froth, 1 1/4 lbs. of confectioner’s or XXXX sugar added gradually. Flavor with 1 teaspoonful of vanilla. Spread on layers and allow to stand until cold. Melt 2 squares of Baker’s chocolate in a small dish over the teakettle and spread very lightly over the hardened white icing. Coconut may be used instead of the chocolate, if preferred, but must be put on before the white icing hardens.

62.Fig Cake   Two cups of sugar, 1 cup of butter, 3 1/2 cups of flour, 1/2 cup of sweet milk, whites of 7 eggs, 2 teaspoonfuls of baking powder. Bake in layers.

Filling: One pound of figs, chopped fine and put in to a stew pan on stove; pour over it a teacup of sugar. Cook all together until soft and smooth. Let cool and spread between layers.

63.Cream Puffs   One cup of boiling water poured on 1/2 cup of butter; 1 cup of flour, stirred into the boiling water; boil 2 minutes, let cool, then add 3 eggs unbeaten and beat well; bake 1/2 hour, slowly at first. The puffs will fall if not baked enough. Bake on buttered tins until a golden brown.

Custard: One cup of milk, 1/2 cup of sugar, 1 egg, 3 teaspoonfuls of flour.
Cut a hole in the side of puff and fill with custard.top.jpg (1922 bytes)

64.Breakfast Cake   One cup of sugar, 2 cups of flour, 3/4 cup of butter; rub well with hands and set aside 1/2 cup of mixture; in the remainder put one egg, 1 cup of sweet milk, and 2 teaspoonfuls of baking powder in enough flour to make a stiff batter. Put in shallow pan and sprinkle the 1/2 cup of crumbs over the top. Bake in a moderate oven.

65.Apple Cake   Make a thick batter of 2 cups of flour, 1/2 teaspoonful of soda, 1 teaspoonful of of cream of tartar, 1/4 cup of butter 1 egg, 1 scant cup of milk. Put it in a long shallow pan and press lightly into the top wedges of peeled, quartered and cored apples; 4 apples will be all that are needed for the cake. Sprinkle 2 tablespoonfuls of sugar over the top and bake brown. Serve with cream or soft sauce.

66.Pork Cake   One pound fat pork, 1 lb. seeded raisins, 1 lb. seeded dates, 1 lb. currants, 1 lb. figs, 1 teaspoonful cinnamon, 1 teaspoonful ground cloves, 2 cups molasses, 1 cup of sugar, 1 teaspoonful soda, 8 cups flour, 1 pint of hot water poured over the flour and let cool. Mix all together and bake.

67.Roll Jelly Cake   One cup sugar, 1 cup flour, 3 eggs, 3 tablespoonfuls sweet milk, 1/2 teaspoonful soda, 1 teaspoonful of cream of tartar. Bake and when done spread with jelly, roll up and wrap a napkin around it.

68.Chocolate Loaf Cake   Two cups brown sugar, 1/2 cup of butter, creamed 2 eggs, 1 tablespoonful vanilla, 1/8 cake Baker’s chocolate, 1/2 cup buttermilk, 1/2 teaspoonful soda in the buttermilk and when foaming add 1/2 cup boiling water and pour quickly over the grated chocolate; 3 cups sifted flour, 2 teaspoonfuls baking powder.top.jpg (1922 bytes)

69.Spice Cake   One cup of sugar, 1 cup of molasses, 1/2 cup of butter and lard mixed, 1 cup of sour milk, 2 eggs, 3 cups flour, 1 teaspoonful each of cloves and cinnamon, 2 teaspoonfuls of soda. Bake in 4 layers.

70.Johnny Cake

"Two cups Indian, one cup wheat
One cup sour milk, one cup sweet,
One cup good eggs that you can eat,
One-half cup Molasses, too,
One-half cup sugar add thereto,
Salt and soda, each a spoon,
Mix up quickly and bake it soon,"

71.Maple Cake   One cup molasses, 1 cup dark maple sugar, 1 cup buttermilk, 2 large tablespoonfuls shortening, 1 tablespoonful ginger, 2 small teaspoonfuls soda, flour to make not to stiff.

72.Dolly Varden Cake   One cup sugar, 1 cup of milk, 1 tablespoonful butter, 2 cups flour, 3 teaspoonfuls baking powder. Bake in two layers, leaving enough in the dish for one of them, to which add 1/2 cup currants and 1 teaspoonful each of ground cinnamon, allspice and cloves. Put the layers together with frosting flavored with lemon.

73.Good Almond Cake   One cup coffee "A" sugar, 1/2 cup butter(small part lard), 1/2 cup milk or water, whites of 3 eggs, 1 1/2 cups of flour, 1 1/2 teaspoonfuls baking powder ; bake in three layers.top.jpg (1922 bytes)

74.Layer or Loaf Cake   One cup granulated sugar, scant 1/2 cup butter, 2 eggs, saving white of one for frosting, 2/3 cup milk, 1 3/4 cups flour,

 

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equal quantity of cold water; add confectioner’s sugar until thick enough to spread; flavor with vanilla; spread 1/2 inch thick on cake; melt 1/2 cake of German sweet chocolate over hot water; add teaspoonful of boiling water to chocolate, beating well, and pour it over the frosting on the cake; it will remain soft and creamy for a week, cutting without breaking, and is delicious.

8.Maple Caramel Frosting

Add 1 cup of cream to 2 cups of broken and rolled maple sugar. Boil until it hardens in water(it will take about fifty minutes); beat when half cool until it becomes creamy, and then spread on cake.

9.Lemon Jelly Filling

One-fourth pound of butter, 4 eggs, juice of 4 lemons and grated rind of two, 3/4 cup of white sugar; mix all well together and boil 1 minute, stirring all the time; when cold spread between cakes.

10.Custard Filling

One cup milk, yolks of 4 eggs, 1/2 cup white sugar, 1 dessert spoonful of flour, 1/2 pound almonds, reserving 20 split for putting on icing on top of cake. Add the almonds chopped when the filling is cold and put between layers of cake. Ice as desired.