Cream of Tartar Cake

Source:  McHenry Plaindealer,  Wednesday, October 13, 1875

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.