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.