Recipe: Watermelon Cake
Yield: 6 Servings
1/2 c Butter
1 c Sugar
1/2 c Sweet milk
3 Egg whites 2 c Flour, sifted 3 1/2 ts Baking powder Lemon juice to taste 4 Dr red food coloring
1/2 c Raisins
Take a little more than 1/2 of the mixture and to it add 1 teaspoon liquid cochineal (modern: few drops of red food color) and 1/2 cup raisins. Put the red part in the centre and bake. Cover with a frosting colored green with spinach (suggest: green food color).
Source: Blue Ribbon Cook Book, 1905 Winnipeg Manitoba Shared by Elizabeth Rodier
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