LOAF CAKE. MRS. ELIZA BOWEN.


Mix one pint of milk with two quarts of flour and one cup of yeast,
let stand in a warm place all night. In morning, beat until very
light four eggs, one pound of sugar, three-eighths pound of butter,
one teaspoon of salt, one teaspoon cinnamon, half a nutmeg; mix with
the dough thoroughly, and beat for a long time. When raised again,
dredge with flour, a cup of seeded raisins, half a pound of currants,
one-fourth pound of citron; add to dough; put into the pan, and let
stand to rise again for half an hour. Bake in an oven suitable for
bread. This cake will keep a long time.



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