Macaroni and Sausage Casserole 1963

A delicious dish – Miss E. Shepherd, Aberdeen.
Take 1lb pork or steak sausages, 2 oz macaroni, 2 tablespoons grated cheese, 2 onions, salt and pepper and 1 small tin tomato puree.

After browning them in frying pan, place sausages in bottom of casserole. Place a layer of onion, thinly sliced, on top. Add the macaroni, boiled in salted water till tender.

Pour tomato puree over and sprinkle with pepper and salt, then the grated cheese. Bake in moderate oven for an hour.

Paradise Biscuits 1960

Quick to make and very good. Jane Carmichael, Argyll. Your require ½ lb block cooking chocolate (milk), 1 large or 2 small eggs, ¼ lb castor sugar, ¼ lb fine coconut and 2 oz chopped cherries. Melt the chocolate, put in Swiss roll tin and leave to firm (few minutes). Beat the egg and sugar till light and frothy, fold in the coconut and cherries and spread on top of the chocolate, pressing down evenly with a fork. Bake in a moderate oven 25-30 minutes. When cooked cut into fingers but leave in the tin till quite cold. Read more......

Banana Sponge 1960

A delicious light sponge - Mrs MacDiarmid, Stirlingshire. Take ¼ cupful butter, ¾ cupful castor sugar, 2 eggs, 1 cupful flour, 1 heaped teaspoonful baking powder and 2 bananas. Cream the butter and sugar, add egg yolks and beat well, then the flour, baking powder and mashed bananas. Lastly fold in stiffly beaten egg whites. Bake in two sandwich tins in hot oven for 20 minutes. When cold put together with whipped cream and dust the top with icing sugar. Read more......

Cheeseburger Loaf 1960

This loaf is excellent served with salad, or it can be curried and surrounded by rice. Mrs Robertson, Creiff. Combine in a large bowl 1lb. mince, ½ a cup of dry breadcrumbs, ¼ cupful milk, 1 well beaten egg, I finely chopped small onion, ¼ cup parsley, ½ teaspoonful salt, ¼ teaspoonful paprika and mix well. Place in a casserole dish and shape into a loaf. Mark into six servings, cutting down almost to the bottom of the loaf with a knife. Tuck one slice of cheese into each cut. Then bake in a moderate oven for about 50 minutes. Read more......

Baked Bean Pie 1960

Take 14oz tin of baked beans, 2 rashers of streaky bacon, 1 tomato and 1 small onion, pinch of dry mustard and grated cheese. Mix the beans thoroughly with the chopped onion and tomato and bacon (cut into pieces). Season and put the mixture in a pie-dish. Sprinkle with the grated cheese and cook until the beans are cooked through and the cheese nicely browned on top. Miss E. Fraser, Dingwall. 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......

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