Margherita Cake

Ingredients:

Potato meal, three ounces.


Sugar, six ounces.


Four eggs.


Lemon juice.

Baking Directions:

Beat well the egg-yolks with the sugar, add the potato meal and the lemon juice and stir everything for half an hour.

Finally beat well the whites, and mix the rest, stirring continually but slowly. Pour the mixture in a smooth and round mold, greased with butter and sprinkled with powdered sugar. Put at once in the oven.

Remove from the mold when cold and dust with powdered sugar and vanilla.

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Golden Jubilee Cake

2cups sifted cake flour
1-1/3cups sugar
2teaspoons baking powder (with a tartrate powder, use 3-1/2 teaspoons)
1/4teaspoon soda
1teaspoon salt
1teaspoon grated orange rind
1/4teaspoon grated lemon rind
2/3cup Spry
Liquid Ingredients
Juice of 1 medium orange plus water to make 2/3 cup
2eggs, unbeaten
2tablespoons lemon juice (Don’t add till end of mixing)
Cake

SIFT flour, sugar, baking powder, soda, and salt into mixing bowl…. ADD grated fruit rinds…. DROP in Spry…. ADD combined orange juice and water and beat 150 strokes…. SCRAPE bowl and spoon often throughout entire mixing…. ADD eggs and beat 250 strokes…. ADD lemon juice and beat 50 strokes…. BAKE in two deep 8-inch Spry-coated layer pans in moderately hot oven (375° F.) 30-40 minutes. SPREAD Golden Jubilee Frosting between layers and on top and sides.

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Gloria Chocolate Layer Cake

2cups sifted cake flour
1-1/3cups sugar
2-1/2teaspoons baking powder (with a tartrate powder, use 4 teaspoons)
1teaspoon salt
1/2cup Spry
1cup less 2 tablespoons milk
1-1/2teaspoons vanilla
2eggs, unbeaten
Cake

SIFT flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt into mixing bowl…. DROP in Spry…. ADD about 2/3 of milk, then vanilla, and beat 150 strokes…. SCRAPE bowl and spoon often throughout entire mixing…. ADD eggs and beat 250 strokes…. ADD remaining milk and beat 50 strokes…. BAKE in two 9-inch or deep 8-inch Spry-coated layer pans in moderately hot oven (375° F.) 25-35 minutes…. SPREAD Gloria Chocolate Frosting between layers and on top of cake. PRESS pecan halves into frosting around edge of cake. Increase frosting recipe one-half to make enough frosting to cover sides, too.

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Marshmallow Devil’s Food Cake

Oven temperature: 350°F. (moderate)

Baking time: 40-50 min.

Yield: 1 large oblong loaf cake

Sift …1½ cups sifted cake flour, 1¼ cups sugar, ½ cup cocoa, 1¼ teaspoons soda, ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar, 1 teaspoon salt into mixing bowl

Add …⅔ cup Homogenized Spry, ¾ cup milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla

Beat …200 strokes (2 min. by hand or on mixer at low speed). Scrape bowl and spoon or beater.

Add …¼ cup milk, 2 unbeaten eggs

Beat …200 strokes (same as above)

Pour …into oblong 8″x12″x2″ Sprycoated pan

Bake …until cake tests done

Cool… and remove from pan.

Spread …Marshmallow Frosting on sides and top, using short strokes to create attractive irregular effect.

Mark …with knife into squares

Decorate … alternate squares with 2 pecan halves.

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Hawaiian Lei Cake

Oven temperature: 360°F. (moderate)

Baking time: 20-25 min.

Yield: two 9″ round layers

Sift …2¼ cups sifted cake flour, 1½ cups sugar, 4 teaspoons double acting baking powder, 1 teaspoon salt into mixing bowl

Add …½ cup Homogenized Spry, ¾ cup milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1 teaspoon orange extract

Beat …200 strokes (2 min. by hand or on mixer at low speed). Scrape bowl and spoon or beater.

Add …4 unbeaten egg whites, ¼ cup milk

Beat …200 strokes (same as above)

Pour …into 2 round 9″ Sprycoated layer pans 1½″ deep

Bake …until cake tests done

Cool …and remove from pans.

Spread …Waikiki Frosting between layers and on sides and top of cake.

Decorate …with a “lei” made by arranging bits of pineapple, candied orange peel, and citron around top of cake.

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Triple-Tier Party Cake

Oven temperature: 375°F. (moderately hot)

Baking time: 22-27 min.

Yield: three 9″ round layers

Sift …2¾ cups sifted cake flour, 1¾ cups sugar, 2 teaspoons double acting baking powder, 1½ teaspoons salt into mixing bowl

Add …1 cup Homogenized Spry, ¾ cup milk, 1 teaspoon almond extract, 1 teaspoon orange extract, 1 unbeaten egg

Beat …200 strokes (2 min. by hand or on mixer at low speed). Scrape bowl and spoon or beater.

Add …2 unbeaten eggs, 1 unbeaten egg yolk

Beat …200 strokes (same as above)

Stir in …1 cup finely cut coconut

Pour …into 3 round 9″ Sprycoated layer pans 1¼″ deep

Bake …until cake tests done

Cool …and remove from pans, see.

Spread …Fantasia Frosting between layers and on sides and top, making graceful little peaks.

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Bonnie Butterscotch Cake

Oven temperature: 375°F. (moderately hot)

Baking time: 25-35 min.

Yield: 2 round 9″ layers

Mix …1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar, ¼ cup butter or margarine, ¼ cup milk in saucepan

Place …on low heat and bring to boil, stirring constantly. Boil gently until a small amount of mixture forms a hard ball in cold water (250°F.), stirring often. Remove from heat.

Stir in …gradually 1¼ cups scalded milk. Cool.

Sift …2¾ cups sifted cake flour, 1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar, 3½ teaspoons double acting baking powder, ¾ teaspoon salt into mixing bowl

Add …⅔ cup Homogenized Spry, ¾ of the cooled butterscotch mixture, 1 unbeaten egg, 1 teaspoon vanilla

Beat …250 strokes (2½ min. by hand or on mixer at low speed). Scrape bowl and spoon or beater.

Add …remaining butterscotch mixture, 2 unbeaten eggs

Beat …250 strokes (same as above)

Pour …into 2 round 9″ Sprycoated layer pans 1½″ deep

Bake …until cake tests done

Cool …and remove from pans, see .

Spread …Butterscotch Frosting between layers. Sprinkle with ¼ cup chopped pecans. Spread remaining frosting on sides and top.

Decorate …with pecan halves.

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Twin Applesauce Loaves

Oven temperature: 350°F. (moderate)

Baking time: 1 hour and 25-35 min.

Yield: 2 small loaf cakes or 1 large tube cake

Sift …2 cups sifted cake flour, 1½ cups sugar, 1½ teaspoons soda, 1½ teaspoons salt, 2 tablespoons cocoa, ½ teaspoon cinnamon, ½ teaspoon cloves, ½ teaspoon nutmeg, ½ teaspoon allspice into mixing bowl

Add …½ cup Homogenized Spry, 1½ cups unsweetened applesauce

Beat …200 strokes (2 min. by hand or on mixer at low speed). Scrape bowl and spoon or beater.

Add …2 unbeaten eggs

Beat …200 strokes (same as above)

Stir in …¾ cup cut-up dates, ¾ cup chopped raisins, ⅓ cup diced citron, ¾ cup chopped nuts

Pour …into 2 small Sprycoated loaf pans, 4″x 6½″x2¾″ (or into 8½″ tube pan). On top of 1 loaf, sprinkle mixture of 2 tablespoons chopped nuts and 1 tablespoon brown sugar.

Bake …until cake tests done

Cool …and remove from pans, see.

Spread …Creamy Vanilla Frosting on sides and top of plain loaf.

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Birthday Coconut Cake

Oven temperature: 375°F. (moderately hot)

Baking time: 25-30 min

Yield: two 9″ round layers

Sift …2¼ cups sifted cake flour, 1½ cups sugar, 2½ teaspoons double acting baking powder

1 teaspoon salt into mixing bowl

Add …¾ cup Homogenized Spry, ½ cup milk, 1 teaspoon orange extract, ½ teaspoon almond extract, 1 unbeaten egg

Beat …200 strokes (2 min. by hand or on mixer at low speed). Scrape bowl and spoon or beater.

Add …¼ cup milk, 2 unbeaten eggs

Beat …200 strokes (same as above)

Pour …into 2 round 9″ Sprycoated layer pans 1½″ deep.

Bake …until cake tests done

Cool …and remove from pans.

Spread …Best Seven-Minute Frosting between layers, sprinkle with ¼ cup coconut, and spread remaining frosting on sides and top of cake.

Pat …1 cup coconut onto sides of cake

Write …Happy Birthday across top of cake with pink frosting. Place pink candles in holders around rim of cake.

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Fudge Frosted Layer Cake

Oven temperature: 375°F. (moderately hot)

Baking time: 25-35 min.

Yield: 2 square or round 8″ layers

Sift …2 cups sifted cake flour, 1⅓ cups sugar, 2½ teaspoons double acting baking powder, 1 teaspoon salt into mixing bowl

Add …½ cup Homogenized Spry

Combine …1 cup less 2 tablespoons milk, 1½ teaspoons vanilla

Add …⅔ of combined milk and vanilla

Beat …200 strokes (2 min. by hand or on mixer at low speed). Scrape bowl and spoon or beater.

Add …remaining milk and vanilla, 2 unbeaten eggs

Beat …200 strokes (same as above)

Pour …into 2 square 8″x8″x2″ Spry-coated pans or 2 round 8″ pans 1¼″ deep

Bake …until cake tests done

Cool …and remove from pans.

Spread …Chocolate Fudge Frosting between layers and on top and sides.

Serve …with walnut halves.5

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