This section is from the book "Mrs. Allen's Cook Book", by Mrs. Ida C. Bailey Allen. See also: The Conscious Cook: Delicious Meatless Recipes That Will Change the Way You Eat.
1/2 cupful butter or oleomargarine 1 cupful sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoonful lemon extract
1 3/4 cupfuls pastry flour 4 egg yolks 1/2 cupful milk
2 teaspoonfuls baking powder
Cream the butter, add the sugar, and, gradually, the eggs, slightly beaten. Mix together the flour, salt and baking powder, add alternately with the milk to the mixture, add the flavoring and bake in a square or tube pan in a moderate oven. Frost with chocolate icing.
1 1/3 cupfuls sugar 1/2 cupful butter or oleomargarine 4 egg whites 2/3 cupful milk
3/4 teaspoonful almond extract 2 1/4 cupfuls pastry flour 3 teaspoonfuls baking powder 1/8 teaspoonful salt
Cream the butter, add the sugar and flavoring, gradually, and, when fluffy, cream in the egg whites a little at a time, without beating. Add the milk, and, last, the flour mixed with the salt and baking powder. Bake in a large cake pan in a moderate oven.