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Bride's Cake


  • 1 scant cup of butter
  • 3 cups of sugar
  • 1 cup of milk
  • beaten whites of 12 eggs
  • 3 teaspoonfuls of baking powder
  • 1 cup of cornstarch
  • 3 cups of sifted flour


Cream together butter and sugar; add milk, then the beaten whites; sift baking powder into cornstarch mixed with sifted flour and beat in gradually with the rest; flavor to taste. Beat all thoroughly, then put in buttered tins lined with letter paper well buttered; bake slowly in a moderate oven. A beautiful white cake. Ice the top. Double the recipe if more is required.


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The White House Cookbook (1887).

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