1917: 55 Ways to Save Eggs

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1917: 55 Ways to Save Eggs.

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1917: 55 Ways to Save Eggs, How Royal Baking Powder Saves Eggs
Royal Baking Powder Company

$8

Sample Text
Many housewives are aware that the use of Royal Baking Powder, a cream of tartar powder, permits a considerable saving in the number of eggs….In nearly all recipes in which eggs are used the number may be reduced one-half or more, and excellent results obtained by using asmall additional quantity of Royal Baking Powder, about a teaspoon, in lace of eachegg omitted. The recipes in this book illustrate how this may be done….

The tables of ingredients under the Old Way show by comparison the saving in eggs, shortening and other expensive ingredients by the New Way. The directions apply to the New Way.

Sponge Cake

Old Way
5 eggs
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon extract
1 cup flour
1/4 teaspoon Royal Baking Powder
1/4 teaspoon salt

New Way
3 eggs
1 cup sugar
4 tablespoons cold water
1 teaspoon extract
1 cup flour
1 1/2 teaspoon Royal Baking Powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
Beat yolks of eggs with sugar and stir in water and flavoring; sift dry ingredients together and add to previous mixture, beating well for five minutes; fold in well beaten whites of eggs and bake about 40 minutes in moderate oven.

Original Booklet:



One 1917 original cookbook is available, 55 Ways to Save Eggs. $8.00. The cooking booklet is in good condition with creased pages, stains, scuffed, edges worn, creased paper, and mellowed interior. All pages present. 22-pages. Click “Add to Cart.”

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