Venice Seed Cake

C. H. K., from The Cottage Hearth, June 1877 The accompanying illustration shows a very effective style of icing or frosting combining richness of color and contrast, yet free from any deleterious ingredient in the matter of color. Proceed as follows: Bake a pound, sponge, or any other cake, in a large shallow tin; when baked and cold, turn it bottom up, brush off the crumbs, have ready (prepared according to the instructions for making frosting), enough frosting to thinly cover it. Divide the frosting into two parts, let one remain plain white, color the other any desired color of...

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