One pound of flour; one-half cup of molasses; one pound of sugar; ten eggs; one pound of butter; three pounds of currants; two pounds of raisins; one pound of citron; two teaspoonsful of mace; two teaspoonsful of cloves; one teaspoonful of allspice; two-thirds teaspoonful of soda; one half teaspoonful of salt; two nutmegs; makes two loaves; bake slowly three hours. — Mrs. J. H. Clifford.
Three cups of sugar; one cup of butter; rub to a cream; beat five eggs light; stir gradually into the mixture with four cups of flour; one cup of sweet milk; dissolve one-half teaspoonful of soda; one teaspoonful of cream of tartar; add nutmeg, and a wine glass of rose water. — Mrs. J. J. Frazer.
Take eight pounds of flour and mix with nearly a pint of yeast, and warm milk like bread dough and set it to rise; when risen mix into it five pounds of sugar and three and one-half of butter, (creamed); also ten eggs; two pounds of seeded raisins, and spice; mace, cinnamon and nutmeg are good; this mixture let stand all night in a warm place to rise; then add a little salaratus and mix again; putting into pans; let stand about twenty minutes, and bake in a moderate oven for nearly an hour. — Mrs. William Skinner.
Two cups of sugar; one-half cup of butter; one cup of milk; three eggs; two teaspoonsful of baking powder. — Mrs. Miles.
Whites of ten eggs; two cups of sugar; one cup of butter; one cup of milk; three and one-half cups of flour; three large teaspoonsful of baking powder; flavor to taste; two loaves. — Mrs. Hodge.
MRS. MARY CARIS SNOW'S CAKE.
Two eggs; one and one-half cups of sugar; one-half cup of milk; one-half cup of butter; one teaspoonful of cream of tartar; one-half teaspoonful of soda; three cups of flour. — Mrs. A. L. Shumway.
Two thirds cup of butter; two cups of sugar; beat these to a cream; two eggs well beaten; one cup of milk; four cups of flour; one tea-spoonful of soda; two teaspoonsful of cream of tartar; as much citron as you like. — Mrs. Hodge.