Wedding Readings ~ Recipe For Love, or, A Good Wedding Cake – Anonymous

4lb of love.
1lb butter of youth.
½lb of good looks.
1lb sweet temper.
1lb of blindness of faults.
1lb of self forgetfulness.
1lb of pounded wit.
1lb of good humour.
2 tablespoons of sweet argument.
1 pint of rippling laughter.
1 wine glass of common sense.
1oz modesty.

the love, good looks and sweet temper into a well furnished
house. Beat the butter of youth to a cream, and mix well together
with the blindness of faults. Stir the pounded wit and good
humour into the sweet argument, then add the rippling laughter
and common sense. Work the whole together until everything is
well mixed, and bake gently for ever.

Author, Anon