Spice Cake

1 cup butter.

2 cups sugar.

1 cup sweet milk. 4 1/2 cups flour.

4 eggs.

2 teaspoons cream of tartar. 1 teaspoon each soda, cinnamon, cloves, allspice, nutmeg and mace.

Old-Fashioned Pound Cake

Mrs. Augustine Owens, Tollesboro, Ky.

10 eggs.

1 pound flour (about 3 cups). 1 pound sugar (about 3 cups). 1 pound butter (about 1 1/2 cups).

Wash the salt out of the butter, cream it with the sugar, *30 add the well beaten yolks, then the sifted flour, alternately with the stiffly-beaten whites. Beat with the hand very thoroughly. Use flavoring, if any is desired.

Soda Pound Cake

Mrs. C. S. Johnston, Harford, Pennsylvania.

1 cup each butter and sugar.

2 cups flour.

4 eggs; small teaspoon soda; flavoring. Rich and moist; will keep a long time.

White Pound Cake

1 cup fine white sugar. 1/2 cup butter.

Beat to a cream and add whites of 2 eggs. Then beat 10 minutes. Add 1 teaspoon cream of tartar, sifted with 1 1/2 cups flour. 1/2 teaspoon soda. 1/2 cup sweet milk. 1 teaspoon lemon.

Beat all together 15 minutes. Bake 1 hour in moderate oven, in a round basin.

Jenny Lind Cake

Miss Sarah Hall, Wallingford, Conn.

1 1/2 cups butter.

3 cups sugar. 1 cup milk.

4 cups flour.

5 eggs.

1/2 teaspoon soda.

1 teaspoon cream of tartar.

Buckeye Cake

Mrs. C. S. Johnston.

3 eggs.

1 1/2 cups sugar. 1/2 cup butter. 1/2 cup milk.

2 cups flour.

1/2 teaspoon soda.

1 teaspoon cream of tartar.

Watermelon Cake

White Part

2 cups pulverized sugar. 2/3 cup butter.

2/3 cup sweet milk.

3 cups flour. Whites of 5 eggs.

2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder.

Red Part

1/3 cup butter. 1 cup red sugar sand. 1/3 cup milk.

2 cups flour.

5 yolks of eggs.

1/2 pound raisins - whole.

1 tablespoon baking powder.

Put the red batter in the center of the pan, and the white around the outside.

Marble Cake

Dark Part

1 cup butter.

2 cups white sugar.

1 cup sweet milk.

3 cups flour. Whites of 7 eggs.

2 teaspoons cream of tartar. 1 teaspoon soda.

1 teaspoon lemon.

Dark Part

1 cup butter.

2 cups brown sugar. 1 cup molasses.

1/2 cup sour cream.

5 cups flour.

Yolks of 7 eggs. Pinch of pepper.

2 tablespoons cinnamon.

1 tablespoon each nutmeg, cloves, and allspice.

1 teaspoon each vanilla and soda.

Butter the cake-tin and put in alternate spoonsful of the light and dark batter.

Gold Cake

Mrs. E. B. B.

1/2 cup butter.

1 1/2 cups sugar.

2 1/2 cups flour.

1/2 cup milk.

1/2 teaspoon soda.

1 teaspoon cream of tartar.

Yolks 6 eggs.

1 teaspoon vanilla.

Frost with yellow frosting.