Minnehaha Cake

Half a cup of butter, one and

From 1911:

Half a cup of butter, one and a half cups sugar, whites of six or the whole of three eggs, one cup of sweet milk, two and a half cups of flour, two teaspoons baking powder. Bake in three layers.

Filling: One cup of sugar, four tablespoons water boiled until clear. Stir it into the beaten white of one egg quickly and add half a cup of raisins seeded and chopped fine, and half a cup of chopped hickory nut meats or walnuts.