Beat as well as possible 30 egg yolks, 1 lb sugar, 1½ zolotniki or 3 teaspoons cinnamon, 1½ zolotniki [ground ?] star anise [bad’jan = Illicum anisatum], and ¾ zolotnik, or 50 [ground ?] whole cloves. Add ¾ glass pure rye bread, dried and sieved, and ½ glass fine wheat flour and stir all this in one direction for a full hour. Fold in 30 beaten egg whites and pour into a paper casing greased with unsalted butter and strewn with rye rusk crumbs. Place in the oven after bread, then stack the layers,* spreading them with jam or fruit purée, and glaze.