Recipe: Speed Cake

  •  1 cup butter.
  •  1 cup milk.
  •  2 tsps. caraway seeds.
  •  3 tsps. baking powder.
  •  1-1/2 cup sugar.
  •  3 eggs.
  •  3 cups flour.

Cream the butter, add the sugar gradually, then the yolks of the eggs, then the seeds; sift the baking powder with the flour; add the flour and milk alternately a little at a time, lastly the whites which have been beaten stiff and dry; bake from 40 to 50 minutes.

The Fun of Cooking, by Caroline French Benton (Year 1915)