One and one-half cups of sugar; one-half cup of butter; two cups of flour; the whites of four eggs; three-quarters of a cup of milk; one-half teaspoonful of soda; one teaspoonful of cream of tartar; one cup of chopped walnuts; very good. — D. F. Clarke, Mrs. E. C. Backus, Mrs. J. D. Hardy, Mrs. Hodge, Mrs. H. H. Gridley.
Whites of eleven eggs; one and one-half cups of powdered sugar; one cup of flour, (sifted); one teaspoonful of cream of tartar; one teaspoonful of vanilla; sift the hour with cream of tartar four times through fine wire sieve; sift sugar from two to four times; whip whites of eggs until light; add slowly the sugar and vanilla, and then quickly and lightly the flour; bake forty minutes in ungreased pans; when done turn bottom up, edges of pans on some support. — Mrs. Bowdoin, Agnes Allyn, Belle Goldthwait.
Whites of five eggs beaten stiff; one cup of sugar; one-half cup of flour; one teaspoonful of cream of tartar; sift sugar, flour and cream of tartar four times; stir lightly into the beaten eggs; flavor. — Mrs. H. E. Nash.
Use three eggs; beat the yolks with one and one half cups of sugar until moist; add one-half cup of cold water; one cup of flour; beat the whites of eggs to a stiff froth and add with another cup of flour containing one and one half teaspoonsful of baking powder; bake in quick oven and don't look at it for at least fifteen minutes. — Mrs. F D. Heywood.
Beat six eggs ten minutes; add three cups of powdered sugar; beat five minutes; add two cups of flour mixed with two teaspoonsful of cream of tartar; beat one minute; one cup of cold water with one tea-spoonful of soda dissolved in it; add essence of lemon and two more cups of flour; beat one minute; bake immediately; two loaves. — Mrs. Moses Newton, Mrs. John C. Newton.
One pound of sugar; three-fourths pound of flour; yolks of twelve eggs beaten with the sugar; whites of ten eggs beaten to a stiff froth; then mixed with the yolks and sugar and beat fifteen minutes; stir in the flour very lightly do not beat it at all; leave out about one table-spoonful of the flour it will make it more delicate; the grated rind of two lemons and the juice of one; fill the pans about half full; can try with a straw. — Mrs. W. W. Ward.
CREAM SPONGE CAKE.
One-half cup of cream; one cup of sugar; one and two-thirds cups of flour; two eggs; one-half teaspoonful of soda; one teaspoonful of cream of tartar; flavor to taste. — Miss Agnes Allyn.