Cake Recipes – Cakes

Beat to a cream one cupful of shortening, half lard and
half butter, one cupful granulated sugar.
Add one cup rich sour cream
and two eggs unbeaten, four cupfuls flour sifted with one teaspoonful
soda and a half teaspoonful baking powder.
Stir just enough to make a
stiff dough, toss on to the lightly floured molding board and knead
another cupful of flour into it.
This mixing gives the cookies a fine
Flavor with a little nutmeg, roll out, cut into cookies, and

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Lenten Recipes


Put one-half pound beef marrow into a basin,
with an equal quantity of breadcrumbs, add two tablespoons of flour;
salt and pepper to taste. Work it into a smooth paste with the yolks of
six eggs and the whites of one. Take it out a little at a time and poach
in boiling salted water, drain, trim, and serve very hot.

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Soup Recipes – Recipes for Soups


1 lb. Split Peas—3d.

2 Onions and 1/4 Head of Celery—1d.

1 oz. Butter or Dripping—1d.

2 Carrots

2 doz. Peppercorns

3 quarts Water—1d.

Total Cost—6d.

Time—Four Hours.

Wash the peas well in cold water, and put them into a saucepan with the vegetables sliced up, the peppercorns and the water. Bring to the boil and boil steadily for four hours, then rub through a sieve and return to the saucepan. Season well with salt, and stir in 1 oz butter or dripping. Bring to the boil and pour into a warm tureen. Send some dried mint and fried bread to table with it. This is a very nourishing soup, particularly if it is made with stock instead of water; it is very suitable for the cold season.

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Bread Recipes


One pint of flour, one pint buttermilk, one
egg, half teaspoon soda dissolved in little water, one teaspoon sugar,
one teaspoon salt, one teaspoon baking powder, one tablespoon cornmeal,
one tablespoon melted butter. Mix as any other batter cake or waffles.

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Sauce Recipes


Simmer two cups of milk with a slice of onion, a slice
of carrot cut in bits, a sprig of parsley and a bit of bay-leaf for a
few minutes. Strain onto one-quarter cup of butter rubbed smooth with
the same flour. Cook five minutes and season with a level teaspoon of
salt and a saltspoon of pepper.

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Cooking Meats – Steak – Ham – Mutton and Other Meat


2 lbs. Fillet or Beef—10d.

1/2 lb. Suet—1d.

Salt and Pepper

Hot Fat

1/2 pint Milk—1d.

2 Eggs—2d.


Soda Biscuit

Total Cost—1s. 21/2 d.

Time—10 Minutes

Mince the lean of the meat very small with about a quarter of a pound of the suet which surrounds it; season with pepper, salt, and nutmeg. Make a little boiled custard by recipe given elsewhere, pour it over the biscuit, which must be made into fine crumbs, then stir in the meat and let it get quite cold. Roll into small balls with a little flour. Put three ounces of dripping into a frying pan, and when very hot drop in the balls and fry a good colour; drain for a few minutes on kitchen paper, and dish in a circle. Serve hot.

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Chocolate Recipes Cocoa Recipes Candy Recipes


Roll part of the almond fondant into small balls. Some of the “Dot”
Chocolate will be left after dipping the almond chocolate sticks. Remelt
this over hot water, and in it coat the balls lightly. As each ball is
coated with the chocolate drop it onto a plate of chopped pistachio nut
meats or of chopped cocoanut (fresh or dessicated). With a spoon
sprinkle the chopped material over the balls.

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