Five eggs beaten separately, 2 1/2 cups sugar, 1 cup butter creamed, 1 cup sweet milk, 4 cups flour sifted, 2 tea-spoonfuls baking powder; put whites of eggs in last, flavoring to suit. - H. E. B.
One cup sour milk, 2 cups flour, 1 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon soda, 1 cup raisins, 1 cup currants, butter size of walnut. - Mrs. C. M. E.
Two-thirds cup butter, 2 cups sugar, 1 cup hot mashed potato, 2 cups flour, 1/2 cup milk, 1 cup chocolate, 1 cup chopped walnuts, 4 eggs beaten separately, 2 teaspoonfuls yeast powder, 1 teaspoonful cloves, 1 teaspoonful cinnamon, a little nutmeg, pinch of salt. - Mrs. G. W. L.
Eight eggs beaten all together, 1 1/2 cups butter, 2 cups flour before sifting, 2 cups sugar, 1 teaspoon baking powder. Bake 1 hour. - Mrs. H. A.
One cup butter, 2 cups sugar, 2 cups flour, 1/2 cup milk, 1 small teaspoon baking powder, 6 eggs, flavor. Beat the whites very stiff and put in after the milk and yolks, then beat about 10 minutes. - Mrs. R. W.
Three eggs beaten separately, 1 cup sugar, 1/2 cup butter, 1 cup prune pulp, 1/2 cup prune juice, 1 heaping teaspoonful soda beaten in prune pulp. Add 2 cups sifted flour to make batter. - Mrs. O. C. C.
Six cups flour, 1 pound sugar, 3 cups butter, 2 1/2 pounds raisins, 4 eggs, 1 wine glass brandy, 1 teacup milk, 1 teaspoon soda dissolved in the milk, 2 nutmegs, 1/2 pound citron, 1 teaspoon mace. This recipe makes 2 large loaf cakes which will keep as well as fruit cake. - Mrs. R. B. P.
Cream 1/2 cup butter with 1 1/2 cups of sugar, yolks of 3 eggs beaten well, 1/2 cup milk beaten in slowly with 1 1/2 cups of flour with 1 teaspoonful of baking powder; add whites of eggs beaten very stiff; dissolve 6 tablespoonfuls of Baker's chocolate in 2 tablespoonfuls of boiling milk and add this to cake dough lastly. Bake slowly and remove from oven as soon as it is done, as it will cook too much and become dry. Butter frosting for quisset cake: Two cups sugar, 3/4 cups milk, butter size of an egg. Boil 10 minutes; remove from stove and stir in 1 teaspoonful vanilla; beat until thick and ready to spread. - Mrs. F. J. M.
Sift together 1 cup sugar, 1 1/2 cups flour, 1 1/2 teaspoonful baking powder, a pinch of salt, a pinch of soda and flavor. Put 2 eggs in a cup and fill the cup with sour cream; add this to sifted material and beat for a few minutes; bake in moderate oven. - Mrs. W. B. C.
One cup sour milk (thick), 1 cup brown sugar, 1/2 cup butter, 1/2 package raisins chopped fine, 2 cups flour, 1 or 2 tablespoons chocolate, 1 teaspoon soda, 1 teaspoon mixed spices. Beat milk and sugar together: add butter melted; sift flour, soda, chocolate and spices together; add raisins and beat all together until it is a smooth rather thick mass. - M. Z. T.