Sour Milk Spice Cake
This recipe is from my great grandmother's cookbook (handed down to her granddaughter, Phyllis Dorothy Wilson Purdy, who has handed it to me. My great grandmother is Jennie Mae Halstead Colby.
1 c sugar 1/2 c Lard & butter mixed 1 egg 1 c sour milk 1 teaspoon soda 1 c chopped raisins 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon cloves 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 2 c flour 1/2 teaspoon salt
Leave out spices and raisins for a light cake.
For Devil's Food, use:
1 1/2 c sugar 1/2 c lard 2 eggs 1 c sour milk 6 tablespoons cocoa 1 tsp soda 1/2 tsp salt about 1 1/2 c flour 1 tsp vanilla
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