This section is from the book "California Street M. E. Church Cook Book", by The Ladies' Aid Society.
Half cup butter, two scant cups sugar, three eggs, three cups Sperry flour, half teaspoonful salt, two teaspoonfuls Fol-ger's Golden Gate baking powder, grated rind of one lemon, one cup milk. Beat the butter with half the sugar; add gradually the remainder of the sugar together with the well-beaten eggs. Next put in the grated lemon, then the milk, and lastly the flour sifted with the salt and Folger's Golden Gate baking powder. Bake about forty minutes in a moderate oven, and cover with lemon frosting.
Two cups of Sperry flour, one teaspoonful Folger's Golden Gate cinnamon, one-half teaspoonful Folger's Golden Gate cloves, one-half teaspoonful Folger's Golden Gate nutmeg, two table-spoonfuls corn starch, three tablespoonfuls chocolate, two teaspoonfuls of Folger's Golden Gate baking soda, all sifted together; then add one-half cup of butter and one cup of apple sauce.
One cup of lard, one cup New Orleans molasses, one-half cup of boiling water; dissolve one teaspoonful of soda in water; one teaspoonful each of Folger's Golden Gate ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg; use Sperry flour to make soft batter; put away to cool and harden; lard, the least flour possible; flour board, roll out, using little flour; made like recipe are delicious; take from board with knife.
One cup sugar, one cup sour milk, three tablespoon-fuls melted butter, one egg, well beaten, half-teaspoonful soda dissolved in hot water; salt to taste; season with Folger's nutmeg or cinnamon; Sperry flour to roll thin; fry in deep fat.
One-half cupful of butter; beat into that one cup of sugar, add one ounce melted chocolate and two unbeaten eggs; beat all five minutes; add one cup of milk; lastly, one and one-half cups Sperry Flour, teaspoonful of Folger's Golden Gate Vanilla, one teaspoonful Folger's Golden Gate Baking Powder.
Four eggs; one and one-half cups of sugar and three-quarters cups of butter (cream together), one cup of milk, two and one-half cups Sperry flour, two teaspoons of Folger's Golden Gate baking powder, one and one-half cups of walnuts chopped fine; flavor with Folger's Golden Gate vanilla; bake in moderate oven.
Mrs. C. E. Cocks.
One cup molasses, one cup brown sugar, one cup sour cream, three-quarters cup butter, four cups Sperry flour, two eggs, one-third box (pound) raisins, one teaspoon soda, one teaspoon Folger's Golden Gate cinnamon, one teaspoon ginger. Warm molasses, sugar and spices and butter; mix with other ingredients, adding the raisins last; bake in rather quick oven.
Mrs. L. P. Williams.
Two eggs, four tablespoons milk, one cup butter, one level teaspoon soda, one and one-half cups sugar, one cup stoned and very finely chopped raisins, one teaspoon cloves, one teaspoon Folger's Golden Gate allspice, one teaspoon Folger's Golden Gate cinnamon. Dissolve the soda in the milk. Sperry flour to roll. Cut as for cookies.
Mrs. S. Powel.