A recipe for making hickory nut cakes – One cup of hickory nut meals, 1 cup of pulverized sugar, 1 egg, a pinch of salt, 2 teaspoons of flour. Mix all ingredients together. Drop small pieces on a sheet-iron and bake.
1-1/2 cups sugar. 1/2 cup butter. 3/4 cup milk. Whites of 4 eggs. 1 cup hickory nut meats, chopped. 2 cups flour sifted with 2 teaspoonfuls baking powder. Mix together as ordinary cake. Bake in a loaf.