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;

Milk, 1 cupful.

Stir three teacupfuls of sugar and one and a half of butter to a cream; beat three eggs to a froth, and stir them into the sugar and butter, together with three cupfuls of flour; flavor to taste with essence of lemon or rose-water. Dissolve a teaspoonful of soda in a cupful of milk, strain it into the cake, and then add three more cupfuls of flour, with three teaspoonfuls of cream-tartar. Mix well, and bake immediately either in cups or pans.

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