An American Family History


from Aunt Pit's Recipe Box

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Hot Milk Sponge Cake




2 egg
1 heaping cup sifted flour
1 cup sugar
3 level tea spoon baking pow
1/2 cup hot milk (not boiled)

Beat eggs seperate then add together & beat

add sugar slowly

add the flour & B-powder

stir well and add milk & level tea spoon vanilla

Baker in layer or loaf in slow oven.


Sometimes Aunt Pit didn't tell us the exact oven temperatures. Here's a cheat sheet.
Cool oven 250F
Slow oven 250350F
Moderate oven 350375F
Hot oven 375450F



Colonial Maryland
Colonial New England
Colonial Virginia & West Virginia
Quakers & Mennonites
New Jersey Baptists
German Lutherans
Watauga Settlement
Pennsylvania Pioneers
Midwest Pioneers
Jewish Immigrants

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