One cup of sugar; one cup of milk; butter size of a butternut; one egg; two cups of flour; two teaspoonsful of cream of tartar; one teaspoonful of soda; little salt. — Mrs. W. R. Kemp.
P00R MAN'S CAKE.
One cup of sugar; one-half cup of butter; one cup of sour milk; one egg; one half teaspoonful of soda; stir in flour enough to make a good batter.
ROUGH AND READY CAKE.
One cup of sugar; one-half cup of butter; one cup of chopped raisins; one cup of milk; one egg; one pint of flour; one teaspoonful of cream of tartar; one-half teaspoonful of soda; nutmeg. — Mrs. Miller.
One cup of butter; two cups of sugar; two-thirds cup of molasses; four eggs; one-half cup of milk, with teaspoonful of soda dissolved in it; two tablespoonsful allspice; salt; one pound of stoned and chopped raisins; one-quarter pound of citron sliced thin. — Mrs. Goldthwait.
OLD COLONY CAKE.
One cup of sweet milk; scant cup of butter; two and two-thirds cups of sugar; three eggs; four cups flour, in which mix one teaspoonful of baking powder; this receipt may be divided after it is well mixed, and one-half baked in a flat pan; sugar may be sprinkled on the top of this loaf; to the other loaf add raisins or currants and spices. — Mrs. J. E. Kellogg.
TIP TOP CAKE.
One cup of milk; two eggs well beaten; one and one-half cups of sugar; one tablespoonful of butter; two and one half cups of flour; one tablespoonful of cream of tartar; one teaspoonful of soda or three teaspoonsful of baking powder. — Mrs. Woodsum.
One egg; yolk of another; one half cup of butter; one-half cup of sour milk, or use sweet milk and baking powder; one cup of sugar; one teaspoonful of cloves, nutmeg, and cinnamon; two tea-cups of flour; frost with the white of one egg. — Mrs. Cowan.
NO EGG CAKE.
Two cups of sugar; two cups of sweet milk; one-half cup of butter; two teaspoonsful of cream of tartar; one teaspoonful of soda; spice and fruit; four cups of four. — Mrs. E. C. Backus.