A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from January 19, 2007
Texas Cake

A “Texas Cake” recipe existed in the 19th century.
 

Tested Recipe Cook Book
compiled by Mrs. Henry Lumpkin Wilson
Atlanta, GA: The Foote & Davies Company
1895
Pg. 56:
Texas Cake.—Five cups of flour, 3 cups of sugar, 1 cup of butter, 1 cup of sweet milk, whites of 1 dozen eggs, 2 teaspoons of cream of tartar, 1 teaspoon of soda.

Posted by Barry Popik
Texas (Lone Star State Dictionary) • Friday, January 19, 2007 • Permalink


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