Wedding Cake

From The Family's Guide: Comprising a Choice Variety of Very Useful Recipes in Domestic Economy, 1833.

Ingredients

18 pounds flour
10 pounds sugar
9 pounds butter
18 eggs
11 nutmegs
5 quarts milk
1 quart yeast
10 pounds fruit
1 ounce mace
1 quart wine
1 pint brandy

Instructions

Roll the butter and sugar together. Add the yeast and warm milk. When light, add the other half. Put in fruit and bake.

 

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(From The Family's Guide: Comprising a Choice Variety of Ver

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Bake it in what, a bathtub?!!

Bake it in what, a bathtub?!!

No doubt this was a recipe

No doubt this was a recipe created by a cook in the employ of a large prosperous family and it would have been baked in numerous pans to be served to a large wedding party. I imagine Scarlett and her ilk before The War Between The States.