Cup Cake

3 cupfuls sugar.

1 1/2 cupfuls butter.

3 eggs, beaten light. 1 1/2 cupfuls milk.

1 teaspoonful soda.

2 teaspoonfuls cream of tartar.

6 cupfuls flour.

A little nutmeg.

1 wineglassful wine or brandy.

Mix in order, beat hard, and bake in a moderately hot oven.

Makes three loaves.

Feather Cake

1 cupful sugar.

2 tablespoonfuls butter, melted.

1 egg, beaten light. 1/2 cupful milk. 1/2 teaspoonful soda, dissolved.

1 teaspoonful cream of tartar.

2cupfuls flour.

1/2 lemon, juice only (may be omitted or any extract used in place).

Mix in order. Beat hard, and bake in one loaf in a moderate oven. Eat fresh. This plain cake may be improved by adding spices to a part of the mixture, and baking like "Marble Cake."

White Cake

3/4 cupful butter.

2 cupfuls sugar.

3 eggs, whites only, beaten well. 1 cupful milk. 3/4 teaspoonful soda, 1 1/2 teaspoonfuls cream of tartar. 3 1/2 cupfuls flour.

1 teaspoonful almond extract.

Mix in the above order, beat hard, and bake in two loaves in a moderate oven.

The yolks of the eggs may be used for "Salad Dressing," or for "Cornstarch Custard." Makes two loaves.

Snow Cake

2 cupfuls sugar. 2/3 cupful butter.

6 eggs (whites only).

1 cupful milk. 2 teaspoonfuls baking-powder. 2 1/3 cupfuls flour.

2/3 cupful cornstarch (dry).

1 teaspoonful vanilla.

Mix in order. Beat hard, put in two pans, and bake carefully in a moderately hot oven.

Delicate Cake

l 1/2 cupfuls sugar. 1/2 cupful butter.

6 eggs (whites only). 1/2 cupful milk. 1/2 teaspoonful soda.

1 teaspoonful cream of tartar. 1/2 cupful cornstarch. l 1/2 cupfuls flour. Flavoring to taste.

Mix in order. Beat hard, and bake in a moderate oven, keeping the heat steady.

This is nice with "Chocolate Frosting." (The yolks of the eggs may be used for custard.)

Cream Cake

("Choice Receipts")

1 cupful rich cream. 1 cupful sugar.

1 egg. 2 cupfuls flour.

1 teaspoonful cream of tartar.

1/2 teaspoonful soda.

1/2 teaspoonful salt.

1/2 teaspoonful bitter almond flavoring.

Stir the cream and sugar well together, then beat in the egg. Put the cream of tartar, dry soda and salt into the flour, mix in well, and stir into the cream, sugar and egg. Add flavoring. Bake in one loaf. To be eaten when fresh.

Spice Cake

1 cupful butter. 2 cupfuls sugar.

2 eggs, beaten light. 1 cupful sour milk. 1/2 teaspoonful soda.

3 cupfuls flour. l 1/2 cupfuls raisins.

1 teaspoonful cloves.

2 teaspoonfuls cinnamon. Mace and allspice if you like.

Mix in order, dredging a little of the flour over the raisins, before adding them. Beat well, and bake in a slow oven for one hour.

Makes one large loaf.