Gold Cake

cup butter 1 cup sugar Yolks of 2 eggs

2 cups flour cup milk 1 teaspoons baking powder

Little grated nutmeg

Beat the butter and sugar to a cream; add the eggs, then the sifted flour and baking powder alternately with the milk. Flavor with a little grated nutmeg.

Silver Cake

1 cup sugar 6 ounces butter Whites of 2 eggs

2 cups flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

cup cream

1 teaspoon vanilla

Beat the butter and sugar to a cream; add the stiffly beaten whites of eggs, then the sifted flour and baking powder; last add the cream and flavoring.

Plain Cake

cup butter

1 cup sugar

2 eggs

cup milk

1 cups flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

teaspoon vanilla

Beat the butter and sugar to a cream; add the beaten yolks and beat all well; then add the milk alternately with the sifted flour and baking powder; last of all add the whites, beaten to a stiff froth, and the flavoring. Bake in one pan or in small gem pans.

Blueberry Cake

cup butter 1 cup sugar 1 egg

1 cup milk

2 cups flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 pint blueberries

Mix the same as Plain Cake, adding the berries, well washed and drained and dusted with flour.

Shellbark Cake

pound butter

1 cup sugar

2 eggs

2 cups flour

teaspoon soda cup milk

1 cup shellbark meats pound raisins pound currants pound citron 1 teaspoon vanilla Ten gratings of nutmeg

Beat the butter and sugar to a cream; add the beaten eggs, then half the flour alternately with the milk in which the soda has been dissolved; add the nuts, then the fruit, well washed and drained and mixed with some of the flour; add vanilla and nutmeg and the remaining flour, Bake in a moderate oven.

Lemon Cake

cup butter 1 cups sugar 3 eggs

1 teaspoons baking powder 1 cups flour cup milk

Juice and grated rind of lemon

Beat the butter and sugar to a cream; add the beaten yolks; then alternately the milk and the sifted flour and baking powder; fold in the whites and add lemon.

Cornstarch Cake

1 cup sugar cup butter cup milk

1 cup flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

cup cornstarch

Whites of 3 eggs

Beat the butter and sugar to a cream; add the milk, then the flour, cornstarch and baking powder, well sifted together; last add the whites, beaten to a stiff froth. Bake in a loaf or in two layers, and ice.

Simple Layer Cake

1 1/3 cups sugar 2/3 cup butter 2 eggs

2/3 cup milk 2 cups flour 1 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon vanilla

Beat the butter and sugar to a cream; add the eggs; then the flour and milk alternately and the baking powder and flavoring last. Bake in layers and fill with chocolate or other filling.