A Good Madeira Cake from 1916 Recipe Book

Madeira Cake

Beat up the yolks of four eggs, and whisk the whites to a froth, then beat into the whites six ounces of sifted sugar, add the the yolks , half a pound  of flour, four ounces of melted butter warm but not hot, the grated rind of one lemon. Beat continually as you add the ingredients, and for ten minutes after all are mixed. Pour into a buttered mould, and bake in a moderate oven four an hour.

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