Jelly Cake

Eight ounces of white granulated sugar, four ounces of fresh butter, six fresh eggs, beaten separately, eight ounces of flour with two teaspoonfuls of baking powder in, three teaspoonfuls of lemon extract. Beat the whites with one table-spoonful of sugar to a stiff foam. Beat the butter and sugar to a light cream; beat the yolks and stir them into the butter and sugar, then stir in half of the flour, then half of the whites, then the other half of the flour and the whites. Then add the lemon and put the mixture half an inch deep into well buttered jelly cake plates and bake in a quick oven. Spread them with strawberry or raspberry marmalade and lay them one above another, or roll them, trim off the ends and cut them in slices half an inch thick.

Marble Cake. The White Part

Whites of five eggs beaten to a stiff foam, half a pound of white granulated sugar, four ounces of butter, half a cup of sweet milk, half a pound of flour, half a teaspoonful of baking powder.

The Brown Part

Yolks of five eggs, half a pound of brown sugar, half a pound of flour, four ounces of butter, half a cup of sweet milk, half a teaspoonful each of cinnamon, cloves, pepper, nutmeg, ginger and baking powder. Stir the butter in separate bowls, the white part in one bowl and the brown part in another. When it is well stirred grease your pan and put in a large spoonful of brown batter, then a spoonful of white batter beside it and so on until all is used, always putting a white over a brown part. Bake one hour in a moderate oven.

Meringue

Two ounces of white powdered sugar, two whites of eggs beaten to a stiff foam with one teaspoonful of white sugar to every two whites, then stir in the sugar and add the flavoring according to taste.

Pound Cake

One pound of sifted flour with three teaspoonfuls of baking powder mixed in it, one pound of white granulated sugar, twelve ounces of fresh butter, ten fresh eggs beaten separately, and two middle sized nutmegs grated. Take out two tablespoon-fuls of the weighed sugar to beat with the whites to a stiff foam, beat the butter and sugar together to a light cream, beat the yolks with a spoonful of cold milk and stir them in with the butter and sugar, beat them together until very light, then add the nutmeg; then stir in half of the flour, then half of the whites, then the other half of the flour and the remainder of the whites last. Put it quickly into a buttered cake pan and bake one hour.

Silver Cake

Twelve whites of fresh eggs, six ounces of fresh butter, twelve ounces of white granulated sugar, twelve ounces of sifted flour with four teaspoonfuls of baking powder mixed with it, two teaspoonfuls of the extract of lemon, four teaspoonfuls of the extract of roses, one gill of sherry wine, six ounces of citron cut thin as paper. Take out one tablespoonful of the weighed flour and dredge the citron. Set the vessel containing the flour and baking powder into a pan of hot water and stir it occasionally until needed. Put the whites into two bowls with one tablespoonful of the weighed sugar in each bowl and beat them with a machine egg beater to a stiff foam. Beat the butter and sugar together to a light cream, then stir in half of the flour then half of the whites, then the other half of the flour and the whites, then add the flavoring and wine, and last the citron. Mix it evenly together, put it quickly into a buttered cake pan and bake one hour.