Recipe: Swedish Honey Cakes

  • One cup of honey,
  • One-half cup of brown sugar,
  • One-half cup of shortening.
  • Cream well and then add
  • Yolks of three EGGS,
  • Four cups of sifted flour,
  • One teaspoon of cinnamon,
  • One-half teaspoon of nutmeg,
  • One-half teaspoon of salt,
  • One and one-half teaspoons of baking soda, dissolved in,
  • One cup of sour milk.

Beat to thoroughly mix and then cut and fold in the stiffly beaten whites of three EGGS. Pour into a well-greased and floured baking pan, about one inch deep. Bake in a moderate oven and cool. Cover with honey icing.

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