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Recipes from American Cookery
 by Amelia Simmons (1796)

CAKES

More Loaf Cakes

No. 2 Rub 4 pound of sugar, 3 and a half pond of shortning, (half butter and half lard) into 9 pound of flour, 1 dozen of eggs, 2 ounces cinnamon, 3 pints of milk, 3 spoonfuls coriander seed, 3 gills of brandy, 1 gill of wine, one pint of emptins, 4 pounds of raisins.

No. 3 Six pound of flour, 3 of sugar, 2 and a half pound of shortning, (half butter, half lard) 6 eggs, 1 nutmeg, 1 ounce of cinnamon and 1 ounce of coriander seed, 1 pint of emptins, 2 gills brandy, 1 quart of milk and 3 pound of raisins.

No. 4 Five pound of flour, w pound of butter, 2 and a half pound loaf sugar, 2 and a half pounds of raisins, 15 eggs, 1 pint wine, 1 pint emptins, 1 ounce of cinnamon, 1 gill rose-water, 1 gill brandy -- baked like No. 1.
 

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