Recipe: Feather Cake

A CAKE that is easily made and that is a general favorite is known as feather CAKE. As may be inferred from the name, such CAKE is very light in weight and tender in texture.


  •  1/2 c. butter
  •  1 c. sugar
  •  3 eggs
  •  2 c. flour
  •  1-1/2 tsp. baking powder
  •  1/3 c. milk
  •  1 tsp. flavoring

Cream the butter, add the sugar gradually, and beat the eggs and add them. Sift the flour and baking powder together, and add alternately with the milk to the mixture. Add the flavoring. Beat rapidly for a few minutes, pour into a loaf-CAKE pan, and bake. Ice with simple white ICING.

Woman’s Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4
by Woman’s Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences (Year 1928)