Archie’s Recipe Book

One egg cake

Sift flour once, measure, add B.P. and salt and sift together 3 times. Cream Crisco thoroughly, ad sugar gradually, and cream together well. Then add egg and beat very thoroughly, add flour alternately with milk, a small amount at a time, beat after each addition until smooth. Add vanilla. Bake in greased pan, 8” x 8” x 2” inches in moderate oven (350 ºF) 50 minutes.

Gingerbread-banana shortcake

Cream Crisco until soft. Blend in sugar. Beat in egg, add molasses. Mix and sift dry ingredients and add to first mixture alternately with hot water. Turn into 2 greased (9 inch) layer pans, Bake in moderate oven (350ºF) for 35 to 50 minutes. Cool layers. Whip cream until it begins to thicken. Spread half of it over 1 layer. Cover with slices of banana and top with second layer. Spread this with remaining cream, and top with remaining bananas.