Bygone News - 1950's en Oatmeal Scones 1958 <p>I like these hot and buttered or cold with jam - Mrs E. Trimble, Brechin Road, Arbroath. Take ¼lb fine oatmeal, 2oz medium oatmeal, 2oz flour, 2oz dripping, 1oz sugar, good pinch of salt, I heaped teaspoon of baking powder, 1 gill milk. Beat dripping to a cream, mix with it the sugar them the flour, oatmeal and baking powder. Mix to a dough with the milk. Roll out, cut into cakes and bake on floured tins in a moderate oven.<span class="read-more"><a href="/recipies/oatmeal-scones-1958"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Home Baking 1950's Fri, 28 Jan 2011 13:13:39 +0000 lynne.davidson 469 at Carmel Scones 1958 <p>The prize of a lovely pearl necklace is won by Mrs Fotheringham, Tibbermore, Perthshire. The family will enjoy these lovely scones fresh from the oven. Take 8oz, 1 and half oz melted margarine, 1oz sugar, half a gill milk, 1 small egg, 1 teaspoonful cream of tartar and half teaspoon bicarbonate of soda and a pinch of salt. For the caramel 2oz butter and 2oz moist brown sugar. Sift together the flour, salt, cream of tartar, bicarbonate soda, sugar and mix well. Add the melted butter egg and milk to make a stiff dough and mix thoroughly. Turn on to a floured surface and knead lightly. Roll out half an inch thick and cut with a cutter. Cram the brown sugar and butter together in basin. Put a big spot on the top of each scone and bake in a hot oven for 10 –15 minutes.<span class="read-more"><a href="/recipies/carmel-scones-1958"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Home Baking 1950's Fri, 28 Jan 2011 13:11:48 +0000 lynne.davidson 468 at Sausage Pie 1958 <p>This is a very tasty dish for a hot supper if unexpected visitors drop in. It can be made in a hurry and takes only half an hour to cook, - Mrs W. Eaglesham, Stranraer, Wigtownshire. You require 1lb sausages, 1 tablespoonful of breadcrumbs, three tomatoes (skinned and sliced), salt to taste, one egg beaten in a little milk and brown breadcrumbs. Put layer of sausages in an ovenproof dish, spread over the breadcrumbs and cover with the slices of tomatoes. Repeat these layers until all used. Keep sausages for the top and lastly sprinkle over the brown breadcrumbs. Beat the egg and milk together and pour over. Cook in a moderate over for half an hour.<span class="read-more"><a href="/recipies/sausage-pie-1958"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Suppers 1950's Fri, 28 Jan 2011 13:08:57 +0000 lynne.davidson 467 at Coconut Rolls 1957 <p>You can make them in a jiffy - Mrs J. McLeod, Clifburn Road, Arbroath. Empty a small can of condensed milk into a bowl. Stir in coconut until the mixture is stiff. Form into rolls them roll in coconut. Decorate each with a cherry or angelica and place on greased baking sheet and bake in a moderate oven until golden brown in colour - about 20 minutes.<span class="read-more"><a href="/recipies/coconut-rolls-1957"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Home Baking 1950's Fri, 28 Jan 2011 10:03:56 +0000 lynne.davidson 459 at Manx Rarebit 1956 <p>Take three large potaotes peeled and grated, two rashers bacon cut up with scissors, three tomatoes, sliced (onions maybe used instead or as well) two beaten eggs, two tblsp oatmeal, 2oz fat, salt and pepper. Melt the fat and fry onion, bacon and potato quickly then add the tomato, oatmeal and salt and pepper then stir in the eggs. Brown under the grill.<span class="read-more"><a href="/recipies/manx-rarebit-1956"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Suppers 1950's Thu, 27 Jan 2011 16:13:20 +0000 lynne.davidson 449 at Rhubarb In Disguise 1956 <p>What about that rhubarb that is getting more and more stringy? Here is a recipe for rhubarb and orange jam which tastes for all the world like apricot preserve. You will need:- 4lbs jam sugar 2 large sweet oranges 2lbs rhubarb Cut the oranges finely and rhubarb into pieces. Put in a basin and cover for 24 hours. Then boil it for ¾ hour, no longer. That's all!<span class="read-more"><a href="/recipies/rhubarb-disguise-1956"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Jams / Condiments / Preserves 1950's Thu, 27 Jan 2011 15:57:25 +0000 lynne.davidson 448 at Cheese and Ham Loaf 1955 <p>This is a delicious filling for sandwiches. You require 4oz of grated cheese, 1 egg, 6oz breadcrumbs, 6oz lean boiled ham, 1 dessertspoonful of tomato sauce, salt and pepper, a little milk and a pinch of cayenne pepper. Chop the ham finely and mix with all the dry ingredients. Stir in the tomato sauce and mix to a fine dough with the egg and milk. Turn into a greased baking tray, press and dot with butter pieces. Bake for half an hour in a moderate oven. Cook and slice thinly to use in sandwiches.<span class="read-more"><a href="/recipies/cheese-and-ham-loaf-1955"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Suppers 1950's Thu, 27 Jan 2011 15:12:02 +0000 lynne.davidson 437 at Coffee and Walnut Cake 1955 <p>Cream 4 oz margarine and 4 oz caster sugar. Add in two beaten eggs, 2 dessertspoons coffee essence, 2 dessertspoons milk. Mix in 6 oz plain flour, 2 teaspoons baking powder and 2 oz chopped walnuts. Beat well and divide between two 7 inch sandwich tins. Bake in a moderate oven. When cool sandwich together with coffee butter cream - 4 oz icing sugar, 2 oz butter and a dessertspoonful of coffee essence. Spoon on top and sprinkle with halved walnuts.<span class="read-more"><a href="/recipies/coffee-and-walnut-cake-1955"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Home Baking 1950's Thu, 27 Jan 2011 14:47:15 +0000 lynne.davidson 436 at A Delicious Supper 1955 <p>A pair of cotton sheets is awarded to Mrs Morrison, Balgay Cottage, Tealing for this recipe. She says it is so tasty for supper:- You require 1lb sausages, 1 tin beans, 4oz pineapple and 1 teaspoon of mustard. Place sausages in cold stew pan and cover, cook over a low heat for 10 mins, until most of the fat has cooked out. Meanwhile combine beans and mustard in a shallow casserole. Cut the pineapple into pieces and arrange on top of beans, top with sausages and bake in a moderate oven for 20 minutes.<span class="read-more"><a href="/recipies/delicious-supper-1955"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Suppers 1950's Thu, 27 Jan 2011 14:43:19 +0000 lynne.davidson 435 at Orange Fruit Cakes 1954 <ul> <li>6 oz flour</li> <li>10 oz ground almonds</li> <li>3 oz orange peel</li> <li>2 oz currants</li> <li>4 oz sultanas</li> <li>3 oz castor sugar</li> <li>8 oz butter or marg</li> <li>Half teaspoon baking soda</li> <li>1 egg</li> <li>A few almonds</li> <li>Rind and juice of one large orange<br /> </li></ul><span class="read-more"><a href="/recipies/orange-fruit-cakes-1954"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span> Home Baking 1950's Thu, 27 Jan 2011 14:20:28 +0000 lynne.davidson 430 at