One of the Best of the Newest Recipes Offered in the Way of Dessert.

Use two eggs, one cupful of sugar, one and one-quarter cupful of flour, one gill of cold water, one tablespoonful of lemon juice, one teaspoonful of baking powder, one ounce chocolate, half tumbler of any kind of jelly and chocolate icing, same as for éclairs. Separate the eggs, beat the yolks and sugar together till light. Beat the whites until light and then beat them with the yolks and sugar and grated chocolate. Next beat in the lemon juice and water, and finally the flour in which baking powder shall be mixed. Beat for three minutes, and then pour the batter into two pans and bake in a moderate oven for about 18 minutes. When done spread one sheet of cake with the jelly and press other sheet over it. When cold cut into little squares and triangular pieces. Cover with icing.

Chocolate Icing - Yolk one egg, one-third cup scaled cream, one-half teaspoon melted butter, few grains salt, confectioner's sugar, half teaspoonful vanilla. Melt chocolate over hot water, add cream, gradually salt, yolk of egg, and butter. Stir in confectioner's sugar until of right consistency to spread; then add flavoring.

Copied by Stacey McDowell Dietiker, July 14, 2003.
The Lamoni Chronicle, Lamoni, Iowa, October 21, 1909

1 rounded C. true love
Pinch of unselfishness
1 heaping C. perfect trust and understanding
Sprinkle of interest in all he or she does

Mix all ingredients with a pint of sympathy. Flavor with a Bright Fireside and a Loving Kiss. Bake well all your life.

Contributed by Stacy Smith

Layer in pan in this order:
2 cups miniature marshmallows
5 cups diced rhubarb
2 cups sugar mixed with 1 3 oz. pkg. dry strawberry jello
Prepare yellow cake mix as directed and pour over all.

There are no cooking directions but I usually put it in a 350 degree oven and just watch it until the cake looks done.

Contributed by Stacey McDowell Dietiker. Another of my grandmother's recipes. She had a patch of rhubarb in the garden in back of the house. I grew up eating it raw and in everything from cobbler to cake.
2 c. sugar2 c. cake flour
2 tsp. baking powderpinch of salt
1 c. boiling milk1/2 tsp. cream of tartar
7 egg whites, beat stiff

Sift dry ingredients and mix in milk. Add eggs white and 1 tsp. vanilla. Bake at 350-degees in greased and floured oblong pan. Bake about 30 - 35 minutes.


5 egg yolks beaten
1 c. sugar
1 c. cream
2 Tbsp. flour
1 tsp. vanilla

Cook and let cool.

Elaine Boswell Hill, Davis City
2 1/2 c. flour1 1/2 c. oil
1 c. buttermilk1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. vinegar1 oz. red food coloring
2 c. sugar2 eggs
1/2 tsp. salt3 Tble. Flour
 3 tsp. vanilla

Cream oil and sugar well. Add eggs, buttermilk, cocoa, salt, baking soda and vinegar. Blend thoroughly. Add flour, food coloring and vanilla. Preheat oven to 350-degrees. Bake for 20 minutes or till cakes come away from the pans. Use three 9", greased and floured pan.

1/4 c. butter8 oz. confectioner's sugar
1 c. chopped pecans1 tsp. vanilla
1 8oz pkg cream cheese

Cream butter and cream cheese; add sugar and pecans. Spread between layers and if desired on top and sides, but a chocolate frosting is preferred.

Velma Moss Snethen, grandmother to Conni McDaniel Hall


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