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THE WOMAN'S AUXILIARY

December, 1916

CAKES

GRAHAM CRACKER CAKE.

     Cream  1 cup sugar and 3/4 cup butter; add 4 whites of eggs, 3 yolks of eggs, 1 cup milk, 1 box graham crackers rolled very fine and sifted in above mixture, 2 level teaspoons of Dr. Price's baking powder.

     Bake in 2 layers in hot oven.

Filling.

     Yolk of 1 egg, 1 cup milk, 1/2 cup sugar, 2 teaspoons vanilla, 1 tablespoon flour.

     Boil until a thick custard.  Plain white icing on top.

--Mrs. M. Eyssell,     
.   St. Louis, Mo.   

BISHOP'S BREAD.

     One cup sugar, 1 cup  flour, 1 cup chopped dates, 1 cup chopped pecans, 2 eggs, 1 heaping teaspoon Dr. Price's baking powder.

     Beat egg thoroughly and add sugar; then add nuts and dates, and lastly, flour and baking powder.  Bake in medium sized square pan in moderate oven 30 to 40 minutes.

--Mrs. Millington.    

LADY BALTIMORE CAKE.

     Work 1 cupful of butter until creamy and add 2 cups of finely granulated sugar gradually, while beating constantly; then mix and sift 3 1/2 cups of flour and 2 teaspoons of Dr. Price's baking powder, and add alternately with one cup milk to first mixture; then add 1 teaspoonful of vanilla, and cut and fold in the whites of 6 eggs beaten until stiff and dry.

     Bake in layers' put layers together with fruit and nut filling and cover top and sides of cake with ice cream frosting.

Fruit and Nut Filling.

     Put 1 cup of water and 3 cups of sugar in sauce pan.  Bring to boiling point and let boil with little stirring till syrup spins a thread.  Pour gradually on the whites of 3 eggs beaten until stiff, but not dry, and continue the beating until mixture is of right consistency to spread; then add 1 cup of raisins, seeded and chopped, 1 cup of pecan nut meats and 5 figs cut in thin strips.

Ice Cream Frosting. (Delicious.)

     Put 1-3 cup of water and 2 cups of sugar in saucepan.  Bring to boiling point and let boil, with little stirring, until syrup spins a thread.  Pour gradually on whites of two eggs beaten until stiff, but not dry, and continue the beating until mixture is of right consistency to spread.  Then add 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla.  Delicious.

--Mrs. Adolph J. Meyer    

FARINA CAKE.

     Five eggs, whites separate; beat yolks with 1 1/2 cups sugar; add 1/2 cup farina, 1/2 cup grated bread crumbs, 1 tablespoon flour, 1 cup walnuts chopped (not too fine), 1 teaspoon Dr. Price's baking powder.  Whites beaten stiff.

--Mrs. Chas. Kuehne    

MOCK ANGEL FOOD CAKE.

     One cup sugar, 1 cup flour, 3 heaping teaspoons Dr. Price's baking powder; all sifted together seven times.

     Add to that 1 cup boiling milk, lastly whites of 2 eggs beaten stiff.  Any desired flavoring.  Grease pan.

--Mrs. Chas. Steinecke    

FRUIT CAKE.

     Three cups of flour, sifted with 3 level teaspoons of Price's baking powder, 1 cup of brown sugar, 1 cup of molasses, 1/2 cup butter, 3 eggs, 1/2 teaspoon each of allspice, cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg; 1/2 each of allspice, cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg; 1/2 pound each of seeded raisins, dates, citron and figs, cut fine; 1 cup of chopped nut meats.

     Prepare fruit and spices day before; mix with flour.  Do not chop nuts too fine.  Bake in slow oven. 

--Mrs. W. C. Rothrum.    

POUND CAKE.

     One and one-half cup butter, 2 cups sugar, 7 eggs, 1 1/2 pints flour (3 cups), 1 teaspoon Dr. Price's baking powder, flavor.

     Cream butter and sugar, add eggs, one at a time, beat well, add flour and baking powder; bake 50 minutes.

--Mrs. Beckley.    

   

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