Gold Cake

Yolks of 8 eggs, 2/3 cup butter, 1 1/4 cups sugar, 1 1/2 cups flour, 2/3 cup milk, lemon flavor, 1 scant teaspoon cream tartar, 1/2 teaspoon soda. Cream butter and sugar. Then add beaten yolks with cream tartar. Add milk, then flour sifted 4 times with the soda in it. Beat well. Bake in moderate oven 50 minutes to 1 hour. - A. A. D.


One-half cup butter, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1 cup molasses, 1 teaspoon mixed mace and cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger, 2 1/2 cups flour, 1 teaspoon soda mixed in flour. Cream butter, sugar and molasses together, after having warmed them slightly; sift spices and soda in flour; add 2 eggs well beaten to 1/2 cup of milk. To the butter, sugar and molasses add eggs and milk. Beat well. Then add flour and spices. Stir thoroughly. - Mrs. A. E.

Molasses Gingerbread

One-half cup sugar, 1/2 cup molasses, 1/2 cup sour milk, 1 egg, 1/4 cup butter, 1 teaspoon soda dissolved in sour milk, 2 cups flour, spice to taste. - S. H. T.

Soft Molasses Gingerbread

One cup molasses, 1/3 cup butter, 1 1/4 teaspoons soda, 1/2 cup sour milk, 2 cups flour, 1 egg, 2 teaspoons ginger, 1/2 teaspoon salt. Put butter and molasses in saucepan and cook until boiling point is reached. Remove from fire. Add soda and beat vigorously. Then add milk, egg well beaten and remaining ingredients, mixed and sifted. Bake 15 minutes in buttered sauce tin pans, having pans two-thirds filled with mixture. - Mrs. C. N. S.

Grandmother's Cake

One cup butter, pinch salt, 1 1/2 cups sugar (scant), 1 2/3 cups flour, 1/4 teaspoon mace, 1 cup eggs, 1 teaspoon baking powder. Beat flour and butter together; work to froth; beat sugar and eggs together; then mix with flour and butter. Beat well. - Miss M. B.

Jam Cake

One cup sugar, 2/3 cup butter, 4 eggs (2 whole eggs and yolks of 2), 3 tablespoonfuls sour milk, 1 teaspoonful soda dissolved in milk, 1 teaspoonful each of cinnamon, clove and nutmeg, 1 glass jam, flour enough to make cake drop slowly from spoon (about 2 1/4 cups). Filling: 1 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon vinegar, water enough to dissolve. Let boil until it strings from spoon; then drop slowly in the whites of 2 eggs, beaten. Beat well. - Mrs. M. D. H.

Jelly Roll

Four eggs, beaten separately; 1 cup sugar, 1 cup flour, 1 teaspoonful yeast powder. Bake in quick oven in 1 sheet. Spread while hot with jelly. Wring out a towel in hot water, turn cake on towel, spread jelly and roll quickly. - S. T.

Jenny Lind Cake

One small cup butter, 2 small cups sugar, 3 good cups flour, 2 teaspoons baking powder, 1 cup cold water, 4 eggs, flavor. Use half of this for the white layers. For the other half add 2 tablespoons New Orleans molasses, 1 teaspoon each of cinnamon, allspice and cloves, 1 nutmeg, 1 cup raisins, 1/2 cup citron. Chocolate filling: Grate 3 pieces of unsweetened chocolate and add 1 cup sugar, 1/4 cup milk, 1 egg, 1 teaspoon vanilla. Boil all together about 1 minute and when cool spread between layers and on top. - Mrs. R. W.