Black Fruit Cake and Graham Muffins

The “cup of black coffee” in the fruit cake ingredient list is presumably brewed coffee, not ground, else why describe it as black? The measurement for butter in the Graham Muffin recipe, a piece “the size of an egg” appears in a couple of other recipes in the book as well.



Black Fruit Cake

5 Eggs
1 Cup of Butter
1 Cup of Molasses
2 Cups of Brown Sugar
1 1/2 Table spoon of Cinnamon
1 Cup of Black Coffee
1 1/2 Tablespoon of Cloves
1 teaspoon Soda
1 1/2 teaspoon of Allspice
5 Cups flour

Graham Muffins

1 qt. of Graham flour
2 teaspoons of baking powder
a piece of butter the size of an egg
1 tablespoon of sugar 1 egg
1/2 teaspoon of Salt milk enough
to make a batter as for griddle cakes
bake in a hot oven.

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