Sunday Layer Cake

Three-fourths pound sugar.

Half pound butter.

Whites of ten eggs.

Half pint milk.

One pound, four ounces flour.

Two teaspoonful baking powder.

Teaspoonful vanilla.

Cream the butter and sugar, put the vanilla in the milk and mix in a little at a time, mixing fully, sift the baking powder and the flour together four times, mix in lightly. Whip the eggs up very stiff, mix in lightly but fully, bake in layer cake tins in a moderate oven, when cold put together with a good filling or icing.

Mixed Layer Cake

Three cupsful powdered sugar.

One cupful of butter.

One cupful of milk.

Whites of five eggs.

Yolks of five eggs.

Four cups flour.

Three teaspoonful baking powder.

One or two teaspoonful flavoring. Cream the sugar and butter, add the milk and flavoring, mixing in thoroughly, sift the baking powder and flour together and mix in lightly. Now divide the dough into two equal parts, beat the egg whites very stiff and mix in to one part lightly, beat the yolks well and mix into the other part, bake in layer cake tins. When cold put together with any icing or filling you wish.