Lady Cake

Three-fourths pound sugar.

Half pound butter.

One pound flour.

Ten egg whites.

Teaspoonful vanilla.

Two teaspoonful baking powder.

Rub sugar and butter together until very light, beat up your egg whites very stiff, add them to the butter and sugar little at a time, mixing in lightly, add flavor and mix, sift the flour and baking powder together at least four times, mix in lightly (do not whip), put in mould and bake in very moderate oven an hour and a half to two hours.

Lady Cake. No. 2

One pound flour.

Three-fourths pound sugar.

One-half pound butter.

One cup milk (1/2 pint).

Whites of seven eggs.

Teaspoonful bitter almond flavor.

One tablespoonful baking powder.

Cream the sugar and butter, add the milk, mixing in thoroughly, beat the egg whites very stiff, add a little at a time, mixing in lightly, add flavoring, sift the flour and baking powder together at least four times, grease mould and line with paper greased with unsalt-ed butter, bake in slow oven, one and one-half to two hours. When cold ice and decorate to suit yourself.