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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Queen's cake Whip half pound butter to a cream, add one pound sugar, ten eggs, one glass wine, half gill rose water, and spices to your taste, all worked into one and a quarter pound flour, put into pans, cover with paper, and bake in a quick well heat oven twelve or sixteen minutes.

Amelia Simmons’ American Cookery, 1814

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