Whites of 4 eggs well beaten, 1 cup white sugar, 1/2 cup butter, 1/2cup sweet milk, 1 cup flour, 1/2 cup cornstarch, 1 teaspoon yeast powder. Beat butter and sugar to a cream; add milk; then flour and cornstarch, with yeast powder; then the eggs; flavor with lemon. - Mrs. G.
One and 1/2 cups fine sugar, 3 eggs, 1/2 cup butter, 2/3 cups sweet milk, 2 cups flour, 2 teaspoons baking powder, vanilla. Mix the butter and sugar as for ordinary cake, but put the eggs in whole, 1 at a time; beat for 3 minutes and then let stand 5 minutes before adding the next egg; when the 3 eggs are added, give to the whole a vigorous beating and bake immediately in 3 layers. Filling - One cup sugar, 5 tablespoons water, 2 egg whites, vanilla, 1/2 cup chopped walnuts. Boil the sugar and water until it spins a thread; pour it over the whites, beaten stiff; beat the whole constantly until creamy; spread on each layer; then sprinkle on some nuts, etc. Do not mix the cream and walnuts together. - Mrs. P. C. M.
One cup sugar, 1/2 cup butter, 1/2 cup milk, 1 1/2 cups flour, 3 eggs well beaten, 1 teaspoon baking powder. Let come to a boil 6 large tablespoons chocolate, 3 level tablespoons sugar, 2 level teaspoons milk. Let cool and add to cake part; bake in 2 layers and put together with marsh-mallow or caramel icing to which has been added chopped walnuts. - Mrs. E. E. McV.
One and 1/2 cups sugar, granulated; butter size of an egg; mix thoroughly; add 1 cup of cold water and 1 cup of sifted flour; beat until smooth; then add 2 cups more of flour and 2 teaspoons baking powder, whites of 5 eggs beaten light. Flavor to taste. Bake in layers; color one if desired. Boiled Icing - One cup sugar, 4 tablespoons boiling water; boil until ropy as for candy; have white of 1 egg beaten light; pour syrup in slowly, beating the whites rapidly until smooth; add color and flavor and pour while warm on cakes. - Mrs. W. M.
Note: I usually make the white and gold cakes (see W. M. gold cake) same baking day, coloring 1 layer of gold cake with Burnett's orange color and using Burnett's mandarin orange flavor for both cake and filling, also some in icing and decorate top with small sections of mandarin oranges. - Mrs. Wm. M.
One-half cup butter, 2 cups pulverized sugar, . 3 cups flour, 1 cup milk, 6 egg whites, 1 heaping teaspoonful baking powder. Cream sugar and butter; add milk and then the flour and baking powder sifted together; add the beaten whites last and bake in a moderate oven 1 hour; flavor to taste. - Mrs. J. W. B.