Recipe: Small Pound Cake

  • Four ounces of butter,
  • One cupful of sugar.

Place in a warm bowl and cream until light and frothy; now add yolks of four eggs and beat well for ten minutes, then add

  • Three cupfuls of flour,
  • Four level teaspoonfuls baking powder,
  • One cupful of milk,
  • One teaspoonful of nutmeg.

Beat hard for fifteen minutes and then carefully fold in the stiffly beaten white of an egg and then pour into a prepared pan and bake for sixty minutes in slow oven.

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