Another recipe chain card. This one was from Mrs. W.J. Abbott from Sioux City, Iowa.
These were exchanged before there were zip codes.


2 cups sugar
1 cup butter
3 eggs
(null) rinds and juice from 2 oranges
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1 1/2 pounds seedless raisins
1/4 pound citron, cut fine
1/2 cup nut meats
1 cup sour milk
1 teaspoon soda
4 1/2 cups flour


1. Beat butter and sugar to a cream.

2. Add the well beaten eggs, then rind and orange juice, nutmeg, nut meats and soda.

3. 3 1/2 cups flour and remaining flour add to the fruit and mix well into the cake.