Posted by: hearttohearthcookery | April 12, 2017

200 Strokes in All

After the challenge of creaming butter and sugar in a very cold cabin for the receipt (recipe), Mother Ann’s Birthday Cake, the flour with cornstarch and baking powder was added in small amounts alternately with milk to the butter mixture.  The receipt states: Beat after each addition, 200 strokes in all.  Shaker receipts are precise and written to produce the best product possible.

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