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German Chocolate Cake from 1909 Recipe Book

German Chocolate Cake

A quarter of a pound of butter, the same of almonds, sugar, chocolate, and four eggs. Beat the butter to cream, add the sugar, the yolks of the eggs, and the chocolate, which has been melted in the oven. Mix well together. Then put in the whites of the eggs, beaten stiff, and last, the almonds, pounded with the skin on. Spread on a buttered tin  about one eighth of an inch thick, and bake in rather a slow oven for half an hour. Spread jam on one half, cover with the other half; cut into small squares, and dust with sugar.

Dainty Almond Cakes for Afternoon Tea from 1916 Recipe Book

Dainty Almond Cakes

A quarter of a pound of ground almonds, a quarter of a pound of castor sugar, two ounces of broken lunch biscuits (grated), the whites of two eggs whisked. Mix these ingredients to a stiff paste. Roll out with castor sugar to the thickness of half an inch. Put into shapes, and decorate with glace cherries

Almond Toffee from 1909 Recipe Book

Almond Toffee Recipe.

Put into a clean saucepan one and a half pounds of treacle, half pound of Demerara  sugar, stirring sugar, and two ounces of butter. Boil for twenty five minutes, stirring very little, or it will candy. Add a quarter of a pound of blanched and split almonds, boil for five minutes, then turn into well-greased tins. When partly set,mark into bars with the back of a knife,