Recipe: Nut Spice Cake

Nuts and spices combine very well in CAKE, as shown in the accompanying recipe. This CAKE is usually baked in a loaf pan, and may be served with or without ICING.


  •  1/4 c. butter
  •  1 c. sugar
  •  2 eggs
  •  2 c. flour
  •  4 tsp. baking powder
  •  1 tsp. cinnamon
  •  1/2 tsp. cloves
  •  1/2 tsp. ginger
  •  3/4 c. milk
  •  1/2 c. chopped nuts

Cream the butter, add the sugar gradually, and beat the eggs and add them. Sift the flour, baking powder, and spices together. Add the milk and dry ingredients alternately, fold in the nuts, pour into a loaf-CAKE pan, and bake in a moderate oven.

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