[ Plumb Cake / Drop Cake ]
Date: Not dated, written between 1780-1800. | 1780/01/01 to 1800/01/01
Institution: Nova Scotia Archives | Source Origin: Almon Family Fonds | Reference: MG1 Vol. 14 / Microfilm Reel 14,894
A recipe for a plumb cake that uses seven pounds of flour followed by a recipe for drop cake, p. 120. The recipe appears to be written in the same hand as the remedy "To Prevent Bad Effects or Disasters from His Recipe."
7lb Flour, 4 lb Sugar, 3 lb Butter, 2 dozn. Eggs, ½ oz
Cloves, ½ oz of Mace, ½ oz Cinnamon ½ oz Nutmegs,
4lb Currants, 1 Bottle of Wine, ½ lb Citro[n].
1lb Flour, ¾ lb of Loaf Sugar, ½ lb Butter, 4 Eggs,
some rose water, a little spice, grated lemon