10 eggs (1 pound), 2 cups (1 pound) butter, 2 cups (1 pound) sugar and 4
cups (1 pound) fl our.
Beat the yolks and whites separately. Cream the butter, cream and sugar. Add
egg yolks and mix well. Add stiffl y beaten egg whites alternately with fl our. Long
beating of air into this mixture is the success of the cake. Bake for 2 hours; begin
baking in warm oven, gradually increasing the heat to moderate.
(old time recipes)