Pound Cake

Six eggs.

One pound sugar.

One pound butter.

One pound, four ounces flour.

One tablespoonful baking powder.

One cup milk.

Flavoring.

Cream the sugar and butter, add the milk, mixing well, sift the baking powder and flour together at least five times, add, mix in very lightly, add flavoring, beat eggs very light, add yolks first and mix in lightly, then add whites and mix in very lightly, put in mould, grease and lined with paper greased, and bake.

Pound Cake. No. 2

Eleven eggs.

One and one-fourth pounds flour.

One pound of good butter.

One pound of sugar.

One tablespoonful baking powder.

Two teaspoonful lemon or vanilla extract.

Cream the butter and sugar if you have it or can get it, use pulverized sugar, it will work easier and quicker, beat the eggs separately and add, sift the baking powder in the flour, at least four times, add and mix in very lightly, add flavoring and mix lightly. Grease mould and line with paper, grease paper with unsalted butter, bake in a moderate heat until done.

Pound Cake. No. 3

One pound flour.

One pound sugar.

One pound butter.

Ten eggs.

Two teaspoonful baking powder.

Two teaspoonful vanilla.

Cream the butter and sugar (if you will use XXXX sugar you will find that it will cream much easier and faster) beat the eggs separately and add one or two at a time and whip in with a good strong egg whip, sift the baking powder with the flour four times, put in and mix lightly, add flavoring and mix lightly, bake in moderate oven from one hour and a half to two and a half, length depending on heat of oven.

Raisin Pound Cake

One pound powdered sugar.

One pound good firm butter.

Ten eggs. One pound, four ounces flour.

Teaspoonful lemon extract.

Two teaspoonful baking powder.

One and one-half pound sultana raisins.

Cream the butter and sugar, add the eggs one or two at a time, whipping them in with a good strong egg whip, rub the raisins in flour, then shake off all the loose flour, and add, mix in thoroughly sift the flour and baking powder together, then add and mix in fully but lightly, bake in a cool oven about two hours. When cold ice.

Plain White Pound Cake

One-half cup butter.

One and one-half cups powdered sugar.

One cup milk.

Three cups flour.

Two teaspoonful baking powder.

Whites of six eggs.

One teaspoonful flavoring.

Rub the sugar and butter together until white and very light, put in the milk and flavoring and thoroughly mix, sift the flour and baking powder together two or three times through a fine sieve, add and mix in lightly, beat the egg whites very stiff then mix in lightly but fully, prepare mould and fill, bake in a mod erate oven, when cold ice.