Farmers' Fruit Cake

3 cups dried apples

2 cups molasses

1 cup butter

1 cup sugar

1 cup seeded raisins

1 cups milk

2 eggs

4 cups flour

3 teaspoons baking powder 3 teaspoons mixed spices

Soak the apples over night; chop and cook slowly with the molasses until tender. Cream the butter and sugar; add the eggs, then the cooked apples and molasses, raisins and milk. Sift the flour, baking powder and spices and beat well while adding to the other ingredients. Pour into a well-greased pan and bake in a slow oven.

Economical Fruit Cake

cup butter 2 cups brown sugar 1 pound raisins 1 pound currants pound citron 1 cup molasses

1 egg

teaspoon cinnamon

teaspoon cloves

Pinch of salt

1 cup warm coffee

3 cups flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

Wash the fruit thoroughly and put it in a warm place to dry. Beat the butter and sugar; add the fruit, molasses, egg and spices; then the flour and coffee alternately and the baking powder last. Line a deep baking pan with well-buttered paper; pour the batter into it and bake in a slow oven about three hours.

One-Egg Cake

1 cup sugar cup butter 1 egg

cup milk

1 teaspoon flavoring

1 teaspoons baking powder

1 2/3 cups flour

Beat the butter and sugar to a cream; add the egg beaten very light, then the milk and flavoring. Sift the flour and baking powder together; add these to the mixture and beat well. Bake about half an hour.

Mock Pound Cake

pound pulverized sugar pound butter 3 eggs

cup milk

1 cup flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

Beat the butter and sugar to a cream; add the yolks of the eggs; then alternately the milk and the sifted flour and baking powder. Then beat the whites of the eggs very stiff and stir them into the mixture carefully. Pour into a greased pan and bake one hour in a moderate oven.

Cocoanut Cake

cup butter

1 cup sugar

cup shredded cocoanut

2 eggs

cup milk

1 cups flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

Flavoring

Beat the butter and sugar to a cream; add the cocoanut and eggs; then add the milk and sifted flour and baking powder.

Flavor to taste; turn into a greased pan and bake in a moderate oven for about forty-five minutes.

Lady Cake

6 ounces butter

1 cup powdered sugar

cup milk

teaspoon almond extract Whites of 3 eggs 1 cups flour

teaspoon baking powder

Beat the butter to a cream; add the sugar gradually, then the flavoring and milk and the beaten whites alternately with the sifted flour and baking powder.

White Cup Cake

cup butter 1 cup powdered sugar Dash of nutmeg Grated rind of lemon

cup cream 2 cups flour Whites of 3 eggs teaspoon soda

1 teaspoon hot water

Beat the butter and sugar to a cream; add lemon rind and nutmeg, then the cream, then the flour alternately with the whites beaten to a stiff froth. Last add the soda dissolved in the hot water. Bake in shallow buttered tins or all in one.