Syrup and Cinnamon Pudding 1931

This week's special dish is.... Sounds good, doesn't it? Well, why not try it for to-morrow's dinner?

Ingredients:- Read more......

  • 10 oz flour
  • A little less than ½ teaspoon bi-carb soda
  • 5 oz margarine
  • ½ dessertspoonful powdered cinnamon
  • 4 oz sugar
  • 3 tablespoons golden syrup
  • 1 egg
  • Milk

Jam Roly Poly Pudding 1906

Take 1lb flour 6oz suet pinch salt teaspoon baking powder any kind of jam. Put flour in a basin and add salt, suet and baking powder, mix with sufficient water to make a dough. Roll out making it longer than broader and spread the jam over it, wet edges then roll up. Tie it up in a scalded flour cloth and let it boil for 2 hours. This is an inexpensive and very easily made pudding. Read more......

Christmas Crumble 1980

Take 4oz flour, 2oz margarine, 2oz brown sugar, 2oz ground almonds, a small tin of sliced peaches, 8 tablespoons of mincemeat. Put mincemeat on bottom of greased oven dish, cover with drained peaches. Rub margarine into flour, add sugar and almonds and mix well. Cover peaches and mincemeat with crumble and bake in a moderate oven for 25- 30 minutes. Serve hot with custard or cream. Read more......

Crisp Apple Fritters 1905

2 eggs beaten separately, one teacupful of sweet milk, two cupfuls of flour, a good pinch of salt. Beat the yolks well, then add milk and flour gradually, then the salt. Beat eggs white until thick. Pare apple and cut into quarters and slice very thinly. Stir apples into batter. Cook in very hot oil, drain and sprinkle with castor sugar and serve hot. Read more......

Prune Shape 1905

Stew 1lb of prunes, half a pound of sugar and a few strips of lemon peel til tender. Take out the stones and dissolve in 6 leaves of gelatine, put in a mould to firm. Make 1 pint milk and 2 eggs into custard, let it stand in oven until firm, when cold cut into shape and set round the prunes in a glass dish. Read more......

Rhubarb and Batter

Three ounce butter, three ounce sugar, one egg, quarter-pound flour, one teaspoon baking powder, one cup of milk. Cut one and a half pounds rhubarb and sprinkle with sugar to make it sweet. Beat butter and sugar to a cream, add in flour and baking powder, mix with egg and milk. Pour batter over rhubarb and steam for two hours .... Mrs R Cameron. Read more......

Strawberry Mould 1928

If you have strawberries in your garden then you won't grudge having this for dessert. Take some slices of thin bread and butter or stale slices of sponge cake. Line a basin with these then fill nearly up with ripe strawberries, sprinkling a little sugar over each layer. Make a nice custard with two eggs, one pint of milk and some sugar to taste. Pour this in and put away in a cool place to set. Read more......

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