Golden Cake

White sugar, 1 lb.; Butter, ¾ lb.; Eggs, yolks of 16; Flour, 2 lbs.; Milk, 1 cupful; Lemon, 1; Mace; Baking powder.

Ginger Snaps

Butter, 1 cupful; Sugar, 1 cupful; Molasses, 1 cupful; Water, ½ cupful; Ground Ginger, Cinnamon, and Cloves, 1 tablespoonful each; Baking soda,

Sponge Gingerbread

Molasses, 1 cupful; Butter, ½ cupful; Ginger, 1 tablespoonful; Sour milk, 1 cupful; Baking soda 1½ teaspoonfuls; Flour. Mix a cupful of

Gingerbread

Sugar, ½ lb.; Butter, ½ lb.; Flour, 2 lbs.; Caraway seed, 1 oz.; Ground Ginger, 1 oz.; Coriander seed, ½ oz.; Molasses,

Fruit Cake

White sugar, 1 lb.; Butter, ¾ lb.; Eggs, 7; Flour, 1 lb.; Citron, ¼ lb.; Nutmeg, 1 teaspoonful; Cinnamon, 1 teaspoonful; Currants,

Fancy Cakes

Sugar, ½ lb.; Eggs, 4; Flour, ½ lb.; Essence of Lemon, 1 teaspoonful. Beat half a pound of sugar and the yolks

Delicate Cake

Butter, 1 cupful; Sugar, 2 cupfuls; Milk, 1 cupful; Eggs, whites of 5; Cream-tartar, 1 teaspoonful; Baking soda, ½ teaspoonful; Flour, 3

Currant Cake

Flour, 1 lb.; Butter, ½ lb.; Sugar, ¾ lb.; Currants, ½ lb.; Eggs, 4; Cinnamon, 1 teaspoonful; Baking soda, ½ teaspoonful; ½

Cup Cake

Sugar, 3 teacupfuls; Butter, 1½ cupfuls; Eggs, 3; Flour, 6 cupfuls; Essence of lemon, or rose-water, to taste; Baking soda, 1 teaspoonful;

Cream Cake

Sugar, ¾ lb.; Butter, ½ lb.; Eggs, 7; Flour, 1½ lbs.; Nutmeg, 1; Cream, ½ pt. Take half a pound of butter

Cornstarch Cake

Sugar, 2 cupfuls; Butter, 1 cupful; Milk, 1 cupful; Eggs, 3; Baking soda, 1 teaspoonful; Flour, 2 cupfuls; Cornstarch, 1 cupful; Cream-tartar,

Coffee Cake

Flour, 2½ lbs.; Brown sugar, 9 oz.; Butter, 14 oz.; Molasses, 1 pt.; Cold strong coffee, 1 pt.; Stoned raisins, cut in

Coconut Cake

Flour, 4 cupfuls; Sugar, 3 cupfuls; Butter, 1 cupful; Baking Soda, 1 teaspoonful; Cream-tartar, 2 teaspoonfuls; Grated coconut, 3 cupfuls; Eggs, whites

Chocolate Cake

Flour, 3½ cupfuls; Butter, 1 cupful; Sugar, 2 cupfuls; Eggs, 5; Milk, 1 cupful; Cream-tartar, 1 teaspoonful; Bking Soda, ½ teaspoonful; Fine

Caraway Cake

Flour, 2 qts.; White sugar, 1 qt.; Butter, 1 tea-cupful; Caraway seeds, ½ gill; Essence of lemon, 1 teaspoonful; Milk, to make

Almond Cake

Sugar, 1 lb.; butter, ¼ lb.; flour, 1 lb.; eggs, 8; almonds, 1 coffee-cupful; essence of bitter almonds, ½ teaspoonful. Stir one

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