Recipes From the Past
Take seven pounds of apples, pared and cored, four
pounds of sugar, one quart of vinegar, one ounce of
cloves, one ounce of cinnamon. When the apples are
done take them up, put in a jar, and let the syrup boil
fifteen minutes, and pour it on the apples.
Two quarts of flour, one pint of milk, one half
cup butter, two teaspoonsful of cream tartar, one
of soda, and one of salt.
CREAM OF TARTAR CAKE
One cup of butter, two of sugar, five of flour,
three eggs, three teaspoons of cream tartar, one
and one half of soda, and a little nutmeg. Rub the
cream tartar in the flour, stir the sugar and butter
together, then the eggs, then the milk, with the
soda well dissolved in it.
Two cups of sugar, one of butter, one of
sweet cream, and a teaspoonful of soda;
Cinnamon to your taste. Mix soft and bake
in quick oven.
Source: McHenry Plaindealer, Wednesday, October 13, 1875
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