Beat one egg with one cup of sugar; add one cup of sweet milk; four tablespoonsful of melted butter; two teaspoonsful of cream of tartar; one teaspoonful of soda; three cups of flour; two layers. CREAM FOR CAKE; let one and one-half cups of milk boil; beat two eggs, light; nearly a cup of sugar; a little salt; seven teaspoonsful of corn starch dissolved in milk, and add to the boiling milk. — Mrs. W. R. Kemp.
Two cups of sugar; two eggs; piece of butter size of a large egg; one cup of cold water; three cups of flour; two teaspoonsful of baking powder; stir butter, sugar, and eggs together, fifteen minutes; use one-half pint cup for measuring; bake in jelly pans. CREAM: boil one large coffee cup of milk; stir in a pinch of salt; one heaping table-spoonful of sugar; one egg; one tablespoonful of corn starch dissolved in a little milk; one, teaspoonful of vanilla; spread this between cake, when both are cold. — Marie G. Jones.
One-half cup of butter; one-half cup of milk; one cup of sugar; one egg, and the yolkes of three more; one-teaspoonful of cream of tartar; one-half teaspoonful of soda; one-half cup of flour; bake in jelly pans; CREAM FOR FILLING: Three-quarters of a pint of milk; one-half cup of flour; set the milk boiling; mix the flour with a little less than a cup of sugar, and pour into the milk when boiling; boil a few moments; beat the whites of the eggs stiff; add one teaspoonful of vanilla, and stir into the cream after taking from the fire. — Mrs. Geo. W. Prentiss.
LAYER JELLY CAKE.
One cup of sugar; 4 tablespoonsful of melted butter; four tablespoonsful of milk; three eggs; one and one-half cups of flour; one and one-half teaspoonsful of baking powder. — Mrs. J. E. Bronson.