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.
6 tablespoonfuls butter or oleomargarine 1 cupful sugar 1 egg
1/2 teaspoonful lemon extract 1/2 cupful milk
1 1/2 cupfuls pastry flour
2 1/2 teaspoonfuls baking powder
1/8 teaspoonful salt
3 tablespoonfuls chopped almonds
Cream together the butter, sugar, egg and extract. Mix the flour and baking powder together, and add alternately to the mixture with the milk. Pour into two layer-cake pans and sprinkle one layer with granulated sugar and the chopped almonds. Bake in a moderate oven, and put together with peach filling, setting the sugared layer on top.
1 cupful sugar
1/2 teaspoonful ground cloves 1 teaspoonful cinnamon 1/8 teaspoonful nutmeg 1 teaspoonful soda, dissolved in 1 tablespoonful of warm water
Cream together the sugar and shortening. Mix together the flour, salt and spices and add the raisins. Dissolve the soda in the water, add to the apple sauce and beat into the creamed shortening and sugar alternately with the flour mixture. Bake in a moderate oven.