Lemon Cream Pie 1984

Delicious served with fresh cream - Miss Susan Craik, Inverurie. Take ½ lemon jelly, a small can of evaporated milk, grated rind and juice of ½ lemon, chocolate vermicelli, angelica, cherries. Biscuit crumb pastry - 6oz sweet wholemeal biscuits and 3oz melted butter. Read more......

Potato Rumble 1935

Take 1lb of cooked potatoes, 2oz of dripping, 1lb Spanish onions, a little hot milk, salt and pepper. Mash the potatoes with the hot milk until they are creamy and season with salt and pepper. Whist they are cooking peel and slice very thinly the onions. Melt the dripping and fry the onions until they are very dry and crisp. Put the mashed potato into a hot vegetable dish and cover the top with a thick layer of fried onions. Serve. Read more......

Steamed Pineapple and Chocolate Pudding 1960

The fine fresh flavour our winter favourite - Mrs D. Lumsden, Bute. Take 1 medium sized tin of pineapple, 4oz flour, 4oz breadcrumbs, 5oz sugar, 1½ teaspoonfuls baking powder, 2 eggs, 3oz shredded suet, 1½ tablespoons of cocoa and a little milk.  Read more......

Pancake Panache 1986

  • 8-9 warm pancakes
  • Jam or lemon curd
  • 1 egg white
  • 2oz caster sugar
  • Blanched almonds (optional)
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Dumbiedykes Pudding

Dumbiedykes Pudding

Stews some rhubarb with plenty of water and sugar. Put into your pudding dish a layer of bread, then pour on the hot rhubarb, them another layer of bread, then rhubarb, till the dish is full. Now put an ashet on top and set away for 24 hours in a cool place. This served cold with sugar and cream on a hot summer’s day is delicious. Read more......

Banana Cream

This is a favourite dish. Mrs E. Rennie, Arbroath, is the sender of the recipe.
Peel and mash 5 large bananas until smooth them beat in 5 teaspoonfuls of icing sugar till free from lumps. Now whip up a cup of cream until stiff and mix with the banana pulp. Dissolve a packet of orange jelly in ¾ pint boiling water and leave till cold. Stir in cream and pour into a wet mould, leave till set. Serve with whipped cream.

Butterscotch Rice Pudding

This is indeed a rich pudding, and people who are tired of ordinary rice pudding will appreciate this.

Take 2 heaped tablespoons whole rice, 2 tablespoons crushed butterscotch, 1 quart milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla essence, a little grated nutmeg, 2 tablespoons brown sugar, 1 tablespoon margarine, salt. Read more......