Layer Snow Cake, Apple Cake, Tea Biscuit, and Short Cake

Four recipes on these two pages, which are presented together because the Apple Cake recipe spans them. That recipe is complete. The others are mainly lists of ingredients.

Original – Page 1

Original – Page 2


Layer Snow Cake

1/2   cup of butter
1      "   " sugar powder
1 1/2  "   " flour
1/2    "  sweet milk
Whites of 4 eggs
1 heaping teaspoon of baking powder
sifted with the flour.
for yellow layers use same
with the yolks of eggs.

Apple Cake

1 pt of sifted flour
2   teaspoons of Baking powder
1/2     "     of Salt sift together several times
Beat one egg and add to a
cup of sweet Milk with two
tablespoons of melted butter
stir this into the flour and
add enough warm milk to make
a soft dough Roll out the crust
1/2 inch thick and cover the bottom of
a well greased long shallow pan Now
cover this crust with juicy apples pared
quartered and the sharp side of the apple
pressed in the dough sprinkle with cinnamon
brown sugar + bits of butter bake until crust + apples
are brown serve with ---- (might be "cream")

Tea Biscuit

2 qts flour a little salt
2 teaspoon of cream of tartar
large spoon of Lard
3 cups Milk teaspoon of soda
into The milk

Short Cake

1 tablespoon of shortening
1/2 cup of sugar beat to cream
add 2 eggs
2/3 cup of Milk
2 cups of flour
2 teaspoons of baking powder
make two layers

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