Ice Cream Cake

One cup butter, beaten to a cream, two cups punverized sugar. Mix sugar and butter and beat until light, add one cup sweet milk, three full cups flour, and three teaspoonfuls baking powder; lastly add the whites of eight eggs, well beaten. Bake in layers.

Almond Cake

Whites of five eggs, two coffee-cups "A" sugar, one cup sweet milk, two-thirds cup of butter, three cups flour, two teaspoonfuls baking powder, one tea-spoonful lemon extract. Cream, butter and sugar together, add milk, flour, well-beaten whites of eggs, then the baking powder. Bake in three layers. Filling: White of one egg beaten stiff, one cup of sugar, one-fourth cup water. Boil water and sugar until it is brittle, when drop in cold water. Pour over the egg and beat well, add one-half pound of blanched and chopped almonds, flavored if desired. Then spread between layers.

Fruit Cake

Four eggs, one cup sugar, two cups molasses, one and one-half cups butter, one-half cup milk, one teaspoonful soda, one pound of raisins, one pound of currants, one-half pound of citron, sliced fine, one teaspoonful cinnamon, one nutmeg, 410 one teaspoonful cloves, five cups flour. Bake two and one-half hours, in a slow oven.

Fruit Cake

One pound sugar, one pound butter, one pound flour, ten eggs, one pound raisins, one-half pound currants, one-fourth pound citron, one nutmeg, one tablespoonful cinnamon, one tablespoonful ginger and allspice mixed, one tablespoonful vinegar, one teaspoonful soda. Bake slowly.

Boiled Frosting

Take one cup granulated sugar, one-half cup water, one-eighth teaspoonful cream of tartar, mix together and cook without stirring until the liquid, when dropped from a spoon, will thread. Beat the whites of two eggs. Remove the mixture from the fire, and when cool pour it slowly upon the whites of eggs, beating all the while. Continue beating until the mixture is a thick, creamy mass ; then spread it over the cake.

Egg Frosting

Beat the white of an egg until light. Then beat into it, gradually, enough powdered sugar to make a soft dough. Add one-quarter teaspoonful lemon extract, or one teaspoonful lemon or orange juice, or one-quarter teaspoonful vanilla, and spread it on the cake.

One tablespoonful melted chocolate, or one tablespoonful desiccated cocoanut may be mixed with it. The yolk of the egg may be used instead of the white to make Sunshine Frosting.

Plain Frosting

Mix one cup sugar and a tablespoonful lemon or orange juice ; stir in enough boiling milk or water to make a soft dough. Spread it over the cake. This may be varied by adding different ingredients as in the preceding recipes.

Chocolate Filling

Beat together the yolks of two eggs, one-half cup cream, one-half cup sugar, two sections of a cake of chocolate; put in saucepan and boil until thick enough to spread.

Cream Filling

One pint of sweet cream beaten until it looks like ice-cream ; add one cup sugar, flavor with vanilla; blanch and chop one pound of almonds, stir in cream and spread very thick between layers.