Everyday Sponge Cake

3 eggs

1 cupful sugar

1/2 teaspoonful salt

1/2 lemon, juice and rind

4 tablespoonfuls cold water 1 cupful pastry flour 1 1/2 leaspoonfuls baking powder

Beat the eggs till light. Add the sugar and salt, and beat until very creamy. Add the lemon juice, rind and the cold water, stirring slightly. Lastly, add the flour, folding it in. Bake as directed. Bake covered for the first ten minutes.

Chocolate Sponge Roll

4 eggs

1 cupful sugar 1 1/2 squares (ounces) chocolate, melted 1/4 cupful milk

Few grains salt

1 teaspoonful baking powder

1 cupful pastry flour

1/2 teaspoonful vanilla extract

Beat together the egg yolks and sugar until light. Add the chocolate, the milk and vanilla, then fold in alternately the egg whites, beaten stiff, and the flour, salt and baking powder, mixed. Pour into two square pans and bake in thin sheets. Turn out on paper, sifted over with confectioner's sugar. Quickly spread marsh-mallow icing on the cake, and roll up at once like a jelly roll.

Caramel Sponge Cake

1 cupful sugar 1/2 cupful water 5 eggs

1/2 teaspoonful vanilla 1 cupful pastry flour 1/4 teaspoonful salt

Caramelize 1/4 cupful of the sugar and add to it the boiling water. When boiling hard, stir in the remaining sugar and boil until it threads. Pour this syrup slowly into the egg yolks beaten until lemon-colored. Add the vanilla and then gradually fold in the flour mixed with the salt, alternately with the egg whites. Turn into a tube pan and bake from forty to fifty minutes in a moderate oven.

Plain Sponge Cake

4 eggs

1 cupful sugar 1/2 lemon, grated rind and juice

1/4 teaspoonful salt

1 cupful pastry flour

1 teaspoonful baking powder

Separate the eggs. Beat the yolks till light and add the sugar, lemon rind and juice; add the salt and whip till lemon-colored. Beat the whites stiff, mix the flour and baking powder together, and add the whites and flour alternately to the first mixture, folding them in. Bake as directed. Bake covered for the first ten minutes.

Colonial Sponge Cake

Colonial Sponge Cake.

Swedish Sponge Cake

4 eggs

1 cupful sugar

1 teaspoonful orange extract

1/2 cupful potato flour

1/2 teaspoonful baking powder

1/8 teaspoonful salt

Separate the eggs and beat the whites stiff. Add the sugar and then the flour mixed with the baking powder, folding all carefully in. Finally, fold in the egg yolks, well-beaten, and the flavoring, turn as quickly as possible into an unoiled pan, and bake slowly about forty minutes.