Whites of three eggs; one-half cup of butter; one cup of sugar; one-half cup of corn starch; one-half cup of milk; one and one-half cups of flour; stir butter, sugar, and corn starch together; then add milk, with one half teaspoonful of soda and flour, with one teaspoonful of cream of tartar; then stir in the whites beaten to a stiff froth; flavor with lemon; take the yolks and make the same. — Mrs. J. E. Kellogg.
AUNT EMILY'S CAKE.
One cup of butter; two cups of sugar; three eggs; one cup of milk; four cups of flour; one teaspoonful of saleratus; two teaspoonsful of cream of tartar; extract of lemon; a little nutmeg; bake in two round tins in a good oven fifty five minutes; fruit may be added to one or both loaves. — Mrs. M. Adams Allen.
Two cups of sugar; one cup of butter; one-half cup of molasses; one-half cup of milk; three eggs; four cups of flour; one teaspoonful of soda; currants and citron. — Mrs. John C. Newton.
BRANT ROCK CAKE.
Two cups of sugar; one cup of butter; two cups of sweet milk; one full cup of chopped raisins; one nutmeg; four cups of flour; two teaspoonsful of baking powder. — Mrs. W. G. Twing.
One-half cup of butter; one cup of sugar; one and one-half cups of flour; three eggs; three tablespoonsful of milk; one teaspoonful of cream of tartar; one-half teaspoonful of soda; stir butter and sugar together; beat yolks and whites together, thoroughly; stir all together a few minutes; bake in one sheet. — Mrs. Hodge.
One cup of chopped pork; one cup of molasses; one cup of sugar; one cup of boiling water; two eggs; one-half pound of raisins; one-half pound of currants; two teaspoonsful of cloves; one teaspoonful of cinnamon; one teaspoonful of allspice; one teaspoonful of soda; stir thick as gingerbread. — Mrs. J. E. Bronson.
NORTH CAROLINA CAKE.
Two cups of sugar; two-thirds cup of butter; four teaspoonsful of baking powder; mix sugar, butter and powder to a perfect cream; one cup of sweet milk; three cups of flour; lastly add the whites of seven a eggs beaten to a froth; flavor with two teaspoonsful of rose, a few drops of almond and one-fourth of a teaspoonful of vanilla; this makes two loaves. — Cora Fairchild.