8 ounces bicarbonate of soda 6 ounces tartaric acid
1 package high-grade cornstarch
Put all the ingredients together and sift them thoroughly five times. Keep closely covered in glass jars or tin boxes.
1 teaspoon cream of tartar 1 cup sifted Sour
1 teaspoon flavoring
Beat the eggs until light; add the cream of tartar and beat to a stiff froth; then add the sugar gradually. Fold in the flour after it has been sifted five times; add the vanilla and pour the mixture into an unbuttered angel-cake pan. Bake in a moderate oven forty-five or fifty minutes; turn the pan upside down and let it stand until the cake falls out.
3 eggs l½ cups sugar 2 cups flour
½ cup cold water Juice of ½ lemon ½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
Beat the yolks with the sugar; add the liquid and sifted dry ingredients alternately; fold in the beaten whites and pour into shallow buttered tins, using only enough batter to cover the bottom of the pan. Bake about twelve minutes in a moderate oven; turn out on a paper well dusted with powdered sugar; cut off a thin strip from the sides and ends of the cake; spread with jelly and quickly roll. After the cake has been rolled wrap paper around it so that it will keep its shape.
Yolks of 4 eggs
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup potato flour
1 heaping teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon vanilla Whites of 4 eggs
Beat the yolks of the eggs very light with the sugar; add the potato flour and baking powder; flavor; fold in the whites care-fully and pour the mixture into a buttered tin. Bake in a very slow oven for about thirty-five minutes.
1 pound butter 1 pound sugar 1 pound flour
¼ teaspoon grated nutmeg
2 teaspoons vanilla
Beat the butter and sugar to a cream; add the yolks of the eggs beaten light; then beat the whites to a stiff froth and add them alternately with the flour; flavor; put in two deep, buttered pans and bake in a moderate oven from forty to fifty minutes.
½ pound butter ½ pound sugar ½ pound flour 5 eggs
Rind of 1 orange Juice of 2 oranges 1 even teaspoon soda 1 teaspoon hot water
Mix like pound cake, beating the oranges into the sugar and butter and adding the soda dissolved in hot water last. Bake in a slow oven until thoroughly done.
1½ cups flour 1 cup butter 5 eggs
1½ cups powdered sugar ½ teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon vanilla
Beat the butter and flour to a cream; add the yolks, then the beaten whites, and last the sugar, baking powder and vanilla.
1½ cups sugar ½ cup butter 3 eggs
1/2 cup milk 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder
Little grated nutmeg
Mix like pound cake, adding the baking powder last. Bake in shallow tins or in a Turk's head.