Silver Cake

1/3 cup butter 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup milk.

2 cups flour.

3 teaspoons baking powder Whites 4 eggs.

Cream butter and add sugar gradually, while beating constantly; then add milk alternately with flour, mixed and sifted with baking powder. Beat whites of eggs until stiff and add to mixture. Turn into a buttered and floured cake pan and bake forty-five minutes in a moderate oven.

White Fruit Cake

2/3 cup butter.

1 7/8 cups flour.

teaspoon soda.

1/2 tablespoon lemon juice.

Whites 6 eggs.

1 cups powdered sugar 2/3 cup candied cherries 1/3 cup almonds, blanched and shredded 1/2 cup citron, thinly sliced.

1 teaspoon almond extract.

Cream butter, and add gradually flour, mixed and sifted with soda; then add lemon juice. Beat whites of eggs until stiff, add gradually sugar and combine mixtures; then add cherries, cut in pieces, almonds, citron and extract. Bake in a buttered deep cake pan one hour.