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Ribbon Cake


  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cupfuls of sugar
  • 2/3 cupful of butter
  • 1 cupful of milk
  • 3 cupfuls of flour
  • a little salt
  • 1/2 teaspoonful of soda
  • 1 teaspoonful of cream of tartar
  • 1 tablespoonful of molasses
  • flavor, lemon or almond
  • 1 large cupful of raisins
  • 1/4 pound of citron
  • 1 teaspoonful of cinnamon and cloves
  • a little nutmeg


Cream the butter and sugar together, and add the well-beaten eggs and the milk.

Mix the salt, soda and cream of tartar, with the flour.

Stir all together.

Put half of this mixture into two oblong pans.

To the remainder add molasses, raisins, stoned and chopped, citron sliced thin, cinnamon and cloves, a little nutmeg, and one tablespoonful of flour.

Bake in two pans of the same size as used for the first half.

Put the sheets together while warm, alternately, with jelly between.


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Things Mother Used to Make (1914).

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