Pour boiling water over dates. Cream sugar and shortening; add melted chocolate and well beaten egg; mix well and add dates and water; sift together baking powder, salt and flour; add gradually with pecan nuts. Mix well and put into greased loaf pan and bake in slow oven for one and a half hours.
CREAM LOAF CAKE
1/2 cup shortening 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon lemon extract 1/2 cup rich milk or thin cream 1 cup flour 1/2 cup cornstarch 3 teaspoons Dr. Price’s Baking Powder
Cream shortening well; add sugar slowly; add beaten yolks of eggs; add flavoring; add milk a very little at a time; sift flour, cornstarch and baking powder together and add; fold in beaten whites of eggs. Bake in greased loaf pan in moderate oven 35 to 45 minutes, and cover with frosting page 16.
1/2 cup shortening 2/3 cup brown sugar 1 egg 1/2 cup molasses 2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 teaspoons Dr. Price’s Baking Powder 1/2 teaspoon allspice 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 2/3 cup milk
Cream shortening. Add sugar slowly, beating continually; add beaten egg; beat well and add molasses; add half of flour, baking powder, salt and spices which have been sifted together; add milk and remainder of dry ingredients. Mix well. Bake in greased shallow pan in moderate oven about 40 minutes. Serve hot with butter.
2 cups flour 2 teaspoons Dr. Price’s Baking Powder 1/2 cup shortening 1-1/4 cups sugar 1/2 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 eggs 1/2 cup fresh grated cocoanut
Sift flour and baking powder three times; beat shortening and sugar to a cream; add milk and vanilla, then flour and baking powder, a little at a time; beat until smooth; add eggs one at a time, stirring and beating batter well after each egg is put in. Bake in greased loaf pan in moderate oven one hour. Cover with boiled icing page 16 and sprinkle with chopped cocoanut.
3 tablespoons shortening 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract 1/2 cup milk 1 cup flour 2 teaspoons Dr. Price’s Baking Powder 1/4 teaspoon salt White of 1 egg
Cream shortening; add sugar slowly; add flavoring and milk. Beat well and add flour which has been sifted with baking powder and salt. Mix in beaten white of egg.
3 tablespoons shortening 1/2 cup sugar Yolk of one egg 1/2 cup milk 1 cup flour 2 teaspoons Dr. Price’s Baking Powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon cloves 1/2 teaspoon allspice 1 teaspoon cinnamon 6 teaspoons cocoa
Cream shortening; add sugar slowly; add egg yolk and mix well. Mix in milk; add flour, baking powder, salt, spices and cocoa which have been sifted together. Put this batter by spoonfuls and the same amount of white batter alternately into greased loaf pan but do not mix. Bake in moderate oven about 45 minutes. Cover with white icing page 17.