DEPRESSION ERA OVERNIGHT BIRTHDAY CAKE
This is a cake for special occasions and is very delicious. When cake flor was not available scant 1/2 c. cornstarch was used in place of part of the flour.
2 c. cake flour (or 1 1/2 c. flour and 1/2 c. cornstarch)
2 c. white sugar
1 c. boiling water
Mix together and let stand overnight. In morning stir thoroughly.
6 egg whites - stiff
1 t. cream fo tartar
2 t. baking powder
1 t. flavoring
Fold into mixture. Bake at 250* F. for 35 minutes.