Apricot Cake

1 cupful sugar 1/2 cupful butter or oleomargarine 4 egg whites 2/3 cupful milk

3/4 teaspoonful orange extract 2 1/4 cupfuls pastry flour 1/8 teaspoonful salt

3 teaspoonfuls baking powder 1 1/2 cupfuls chopped, drained canned apricots . 1 cupful heavy cream 1/2 cupful walnut meats 3 tablespoonfuls powdered sugar

Cream the butter, beat in the sugar and flavoring, and then the egg whites whipped stiff. Add the milk, and, last, the flour and baking powder mixed together. Bake in two layers. Put together with the apricots, and pile on the cream, sweetened with the powdered sugar and whipped stiff. Sprinkle with the walnuts chopped coarsely.

Blueberry Cake

1 1/2 tablespoonfuls lard 1 cupful sugar 1 egg

2 1/2 cupfuls pastry flour 4 teaspoonfuls baking powder

1 cupful blue or huckleberries 1/2 teaspoonful salt 1 cupful milk

Cream together the lard and sugar; add the eggs, salt and vanilla, then the milk alternately with 2 cupfuls of the flour mixed with the baking powder and berries. Bake in two pans in a rather quick oven. This may be served cold, as cake, or hot, as a bread, or with lemon sauce, as a pudding.

Raspberry Cake

1/2 cupful butter or oleomargarine 1 cupful sugar

2 egg yolks

3 egg whites

1 3/4 cupfuls pastry flour

4 teaspoonfuls baking powder 1/8 teaspoonful salt 1/2 cupful milk 1/2 teaspoonful orange extract

Cream the butter, and beat in the sugar and egg yolks. Mix together the flour and baking powder and add alternately with the milk to the first mixture. Beat the egg whites stiff and dry and fold them in. Pour into two layer-cake pans and bake in a rather quick oven. Put the layers together with raspberry jam, and finish with raspberry icing.

Banana Cake

1 cupful sugar 3 tablespoonfuls melted butter or oleomargarine

1 egg

1/2 teaspoonful orange extract

1/2 cupful milk 1 1/2 cupfuls pastry flour 1 1/2 teaspoonfuls baking powder 1/8 teaspoonful salt

Beat the sugar, butter, egg, extract and salt together. Mix the baking powder with the flour and add alternately with the milk to the first mixture. Beat thoroughly. Bake in two layers and put together with banana filling and ice with plain frosting.

One-Egg Cake

2/3 cupful sugar 1/4 cupful butter or oleomargarine I egg

1 1/2 teaspoonfuls baking powder 1/2 cupful milk 1 teaspoonful vanilla 1 1/2 cupfuls pastrv flour

Cream the butter and add the sugar, flavoring and the egg yolk. Mix the flour and baking powder, add alternately with the milk and bake in a loaf or two layers. In the latter case, put together with cocoanut cream filling and ice with plain frosting.

Cream Cake

Bake a one-egg or sponge cake in two layers. Cool, and put together with Cream Filling, and dust the top layer with sifted powdered sugar.

Country Cream Cake

4 tablespoonfuls butter or oleomargarine

1 cupful sugar

2 eggs

1/2 teaspoonful orange flavoring

1/2 cupful milk 1 1/2 cupfuls pastry flour 2 1/2 teaspoonfuls baking powder 1/8 teaspoonful salt

Make a plain cake of the above ingredients and bake in two layers. Remove the center of one layer,.moisten the edge of the other layer with egg white, and set the rim made from the first layer on the second, forming a hollow ring.

Make a corn starch pudding from the following ingredients, and fill the hollow with it:

1 cupful corn starch 1/2 cupful cold water 1 cupful scalded milk

1/4 teaspoonful salt

2 egg yolks

1/2 teaspoonful orange extract

Make meringues from the two egg whites, adding 1 tablespoonful of powdered sugar to each white. Drop by spoonfuls and bake them on a well-oiled pan in a moderate oven; float them on the corn starch mixture, and serve the cake with fresh, sugared strawberries, strawberry sauce, or any fresh juicy fruit. Use the unused cake crumbs for stale cake pudding.

Caramel Or Maple Cake

1 cupful sugar

1 cupful pastry flour

1 teaspoonful baking powder

Few grains salt

1 teaspoonful vanilla

1/4 cupful melted butter or oleomargarine

2 eggs Milk

Sift together the sugar, flour and baking powder. Melt the butter in a measuring cup, add the eggs, and fill the cup with milk. Beat this into the flour mixture, flavor and bake as a loaf or layer cake. Put together or frost with a caramel or maple icing.

Marshmallow Cake

1 cupful sugar 1/2 cupful butter or oleomargarine 3 egg whites 2 cupfuls pastry flour 1/8 teaspoonful salt

1/2 teaspoonful lemon or vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoonful almond extract

2/3 cupful milk

2 teaspoonfuls baking powder

Cream the butter and sugar together; add the flavorings and alternately the milk and the flour mixed with the salt and baking powder. Lastly, fold in the egg whites, beaten stiff. Bake in two layer-cake pans and put together and frost with marshmallow icing.

Pineapple Cake

4 tablespoonfuls butter or oleomargarine

1 cupful sugar

2 eggs, well-beaten

1/2 teaspoonful 'orange extract

1/2 cupful milk 1 1/2 cupfuls pastry flour 2 1/2 teaspoonfuls baking powder 1/8 teaspoonful salt

Cream the butter, and add the sugar, gradually, with the eggs and flavoring. Mix and sift together the flour, salt and baking powder and add to the cake mixture alternately with the milk. Bake in two layers in a moderate oven, put together with pineapple rilling and frost with pineapple icing.