Recipe: A Large Pound Cake

One and one-half cupfuls of sugar,
Eight ounces of shortening.
Cream together until light and fluffy and then add

  • Yolks of six eggs,
  • Five cupfuls of sifted flour,
  • Three level teaspoons of baking powder,
  • One and one-half cupfuls of milk,
  • One teaspoonful of mace.

Beat for twenty minutes to blend and then carefully fold in the stiffly beaten whites of the six eggs. Bake in a prepared pan for eighty minutes in a moderate oven.

Foods That Will Win The War And How To Cook Them (Year 1918)
by C. Houston Goudiss and Alberta M. Goudiss