Nut Cake

Sugar, 1½ cupfuls;

Butter, ½ cupful;

Eggs, 3;

Milk, ½ cupful;

Flour, 2½ cupfuls;

Cream-tartar, 1 teaspoonful;

Baking soda, ½ teaspoonful;

Hickory-nut meats (or any other kind), 1 cupful.

Beat together one and a half cupfuls of coffee-sugar, half a cupful of butter, and three eggs, to a light froth; add alternately the half cup of milk in which the soda has been dissolved, and the two and a half cups of flour with which the cream-tartar has been sifted; add the half cupful of nuts and bake in one loaf.

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