Cream shortening; add sugar; add beaten egg and milk slowly; add flour, baking powder and salt which have been sifted together; add raisins which have been washed, drained and floured slightly; add flavoring; mix well. Put a small amount of mixture into greased individual cake tins and bake in hot oven 15 to 20 minutes. Sprinkle with powdered sugar, or cover with icing.
4 tablespoons shortening 1 cup sugar 2/3 cup milk 1 egg 2 cups flour 3 teaspoons Dr. Price’s Baking Powder 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon orange extract Grated rind of 1 orange
Cream shortening; add sugar slowly beating well; add milk a little at a time; then add beaten egg; sift flour, baking powder and salt together and add to mixture; add flavoring and orange rind; mix well. Bake in greased shallow tin, or individual cake tins, in hot oven 15 to 20 minutes. When cool cover with orange icing page 18.
1 cup molasses 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup melted shortening 1/2 cup boiling water 3 cups flour 3 teaspoons Dr. Price’s Baking Powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon soda 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon cloves 1 cup stale bread crumbs
Mix molasses, sugar, shortening and boiling water together; add flour, baking powder, salt, soda and spices which have been sifted together; add bread crumbs; mix well. Drop by spoonfuls on greased baking sheet and bake in moderate oven 10 to 12 minutes.
SMALL FANCY CAKES. I
1/2 cup shortening 1 cup granulated or powdered sugar yolks of 3 eggs 1/2 cup milk 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons Dr. Price’s Baking Powder
Cream shortening, add sugar slowly and beat well; add beaten egg yolks; add milk a little at a time and flour which has been sifted with baking powder; divide batter in half and add to one-half one teaspoon lemon juice and the grated rind of half a lemon; to the other half of batter add two ounces unsweetened melted chocolate, one teaspoon vanilla. Bake in shallow greased pan or in very small individual tins in hot oven about 15 minutes. If a large pan in used, when cool cut cakes into fancy shapes. Cakes should be less than an inch thick when baked. Spread with colored or marshmallow icing page 17.
SMALL FANCY CAKES. II
1/2 cup shortening 1 cup granulated sugar 2/3 cup water 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 teaspoons Dr. Price’s Baking Powder whites of 3 eggs
Cream shortening and sugar together until very light; add water very slowly beating constantly; add flavoring; stir in the flour, salt and baking powder which have been sifted together twice; mix in beaten egg whites. Put about a teaspoonful of batter into each small individual cake tin and bake in hot oven 10 to 15 minutes, or bake in shallow pan and cut as in above recipe or diagonally across making small diamond shaped pieces. Spread with any icing desired.