One cup egg whites, 1/2 level teaspoon cream tartar, 1 cup of fine granulated sugar, 1 rounding cup of flour sifted 6 times before measuring, almond or gome other light colored flavoring. Beat the whites until foamy or half beaten. Sift in the cream tartar and beat until stiff. Add the sugar and beat together. Sift in the flour and fold in or cut. Add flavoring. Line the cake pan with buttered paper. Cover angel cake the first 1/2 hour in a cool oven with a tin cover. Then remove the cover and increase the heat. Bake from 50 minutes to an hour. If oven is hot bake with the door open. - M. Z. T.
Separate 2 eggs, beat yolks, and add 1 cup milk; sift 2 teaspoons baking powder with 1 1/4 cups flour; add to milk and eggs; beat thoroughly. Then fold in whites of eggs well beaten. Pour into shallow pan. Cover top with sliced apples (or any small fruit in season); dust thickly with 4 tablespoons sugar. Cook about 25 minutes and serve with cream. - E. F. T.
Nine good sized apples, 1 pint sour cream, 6 eggs, 1 level teaspoon cornstarch, 1 cup sugar, 12 slices zwieback, vanilla flavoring. Peel apples and core them; let steam until thoroughly cooked (do not add water); add cream, heat; have eggs well beaten and add next with sugar and cornstarch dissolved in very little water; lastly add flavoring, cook until thick. Have the zwieback rolled very fine; line the bottom of 2 jelly cake tins with plenty zwieback. Pour in the apple mixture; then spread the remaining zwieback over the top; sprinkle with cinnamon and bake 25 minutes in a moderate oven. This is fine. Makes 2 cakes. - Mrs. A. N. K.
One and one-half cups apple sauce strained and sweetened, 1 cup sugar, 2 cups flour, 1 cup seedless raisins, 1/2 cup butter, 1 tablespoon hot water, 2 teaspoonfuls soda dissolved in the water, 1 teaspoonful cloves, 1 teaspoonful cinnamon. Mix together and bake. - Mrs. J. W. T.
One-half cup butter, 1 cup sugar, 1/2 cup sweet milk, 2 eggs, 2 cups flour, 2 teaspoons baking powder.
Makes 3 layers. Filling: One pint grated raw apples, 1 lemon (grated rind and juice), 1 cup granulated sugar, 1 egg. Beat thoroughly and cook in double boiler until apple is done; about 20 minutes. Let cool before spreading between layers. Dust top with powdered sugar. - L. K. G.
One cup sugar, 1 cup syrup (black), 1 cup sour milk, 3 cups flour, 2 eggs (yolks only), 1 teaspoon cinnamon, a pinch of cloves and nutmeg, 1 level teaspoon soda dissolved in little hot water. Put in at the last and stir well. Bake in 4 layers. Make boiled frosting of whites of the eggs and 1 cup of sugar, being careful not to get it hard. Flavor with lemon. - Mrs. G. H. F.
Syrup: One cup granulated sugar, 1 tablespoon boiling water, 1 cup boiling water. Put sugar and the tablespoon of boiling water into a spider and stir until sugar is dissolved. Boil until it smokes (it must burn). Remove from fire and pour in gradually a cup of boiling water. Stir rapidly and allow to boil until thick as molasses. Bottle for use.
Cake: One-half cup butter, 3 tablespoons caramel, 1 1/2 cups sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1 cup water, 1/2 cup sifted flour, yolks 2 eggs, 2 teaspoons baking powder, 2 cups sifted flour, whites 2 eggs. Beat the butter to a cream; add gradually the sugar, the yolks, the water and 2 cups flour. Beat 5 minutes; then add the caramel, vanilla and the 1/2 cup flour in which has been sifted the baking powder. Fold in beaten whites and bake in layers. - Mrs. B. M. W.