Monday, June 25, 2012

Busy Day Cake

A rather confusing and incomplete recipe for "Busy Day Cake" -

Sift 3 cups Swans Down cake flour, 4 teaspoons Calumet baking powder, 1/4 t. salt, 2 cups sugar three times.

10 t. melted butter a little cool
4 eggs fill cup with milk then add 1 cup more milk
1 t. vanilla

Put all together abd beat three minutes, bake in 3 layers 25 minutes

Found in "Better Homes and Gardens Encyclopedia of Cooking, Volume 10" published by BHaG, 1973.

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1 comment:

ann said...

Is it the four eggs/cup part that is confusing? Basically, the recipe requires two cups of liquid. Eggs are variable in volume, so the instructions are to crack four eggs and measure the amount of liquid, if they do not make up a liquid cup, add enough milk to make a cup, and then add another cup of milk.