Snow Ball Cake

One cup powdered sugar, 1/2 cup butter, 1/2 cup sweet milk, 2 cups flour, whites of 3 eggs, 1 teaspoon baking powder. Cream butter, sugar and egg; then add milk and flour before stirring (moderate oven). - A. E. B.

Spiced Fig Cake

Cream 1/2 cup of butter with 1/2 cup white sugar and 1/2 cup brown sugar; add the yolks of 4 eggs beaten light and mixed with 1/2 cup of cold water, 3 tablespoons grated chocolate, 1 teaspoon each of allspice and cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon of cloves. The whites of 4 eggs should be added just before the last of the flour, of which take 1 3/4 cups and 2 teaspoons baking powder. Filling - One-half pound of figs or dates chopped and boiled in 1/2 cup of water until tender; then add 1 scant cup sugar and the juice and rind of a lemon; boil until it is thick like jelly. - C. L. B.

Spice Cake

Two cups of sugar, 1 heaping cup of butter, 1 cup of milk, 3 cups of flour, 5 eggs, reserve white of 1 for frosting if desired; 2 teaspoonfuls of cinnamon, 1 teaspoonful of cloves, 1 nutmeg, 2 teaspoonfuls of vanilla, 2 teaspoonfuls of yeast powder, 1 cup of raisins. - Mrs. J. W. C.

Spice Cake

One-half cup butter, 1 cup sugar, 1 cup sour milk, 2 cups flour, 1 cup chopped raisins, 2 eggs, 1 teaspoon (level) soda, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon cloves, 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg, pinch of salt.

Sponge Cake

Three eggs, 2 teacups sugar, 3 teacups flour, 1 teacup boiling water, 3 level teaspoons baking powder, vanilla flavoring. Sift flour twice; bake 50 minutes in moderate oven if made in 1 loaf. Directions - Beat yolks light; add sugar and flavoring and beat light; beat whites to stiff froth and add 1/3 of the whites, 1/3of the flour and 1/3 water to the yolks and sugar and beat again; continue adding and beating until portions are all in. The baking powder mixed in last of all with 2 tablespoons of flour reserved from the original measure. The boiling water must not be poured on the whites nor on the flour, but close to the side of the mixing bowl. - Mrs. W. H.

Sponge Cake

One and 1/4 cups sugar, sifted five times; 1 cup of flour, sifted 5 times; whites of 8 eggs beaten stiff; add 1/2 teaspoon cream tartar and beat again, then add sugar; beat 5 yolks 10 minutes; add to beaten whites with sugar; 1/2 teaspoon lemon, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla; then add flour gradually. Bake in a slow oven. - Mrs. C. H.

Sponge Cake

Whites of 4 eggs beaten stiff, 1 coffee cup granulated sugar, 1 1/2 even tablespoons cornstarch in bottom of coffee cup; add to this enough sifted flour to fill cup, and sift together, adding a teaspoon of baking powder, 4 yolks well beaten, 3 tablespoons of cold water, flavor to taste. Mix yolks of eggs and sugar thoroughly; then add beaten whites; to this add flour beaten very light; then water and lastly flavoring.

Sponge Cake

Five eggs, 1 cup powdered sugar, 1 cup sifted flour, 1 teaspoon lemon extract, pinch of salt. Beat yolks of eggs; add sugar and beat 10 minutes; add lemon, salt and whites of eggs beaten stiff; fold in the flour and bake in slow oven. - Mrs. C. F. L.