Butter well a small mould, sprinkle two tablespoons of sugar over butter, then spread a few raisins next slices of bread with the crust removed, then raisins and bread alternately until the mould is nearly full. Make a custard mixture of one pint of milk, three eggs', one-half cup of sugar, flavor with lemon. Pour over the bread. Steam one-half hour. Serve with hard sauce.
Make a biscuit dough; roll out one-fourth of an inch thick: cover with two cups of stoned cherries, or any fruit preferred. Roll up like jelly rolled cake. Wring out a cloth in hot water, and dredge well with flour. Lay in the roll and fold over the cloth loosely, allowing room to rise, tie both ends, plunge into boiling water. Boil one hour and a half. Serve with molasses sauce.
One cup of bread crumbs, one-half cup of sugar, three tablespoons of melted butter, two eggs well beaten, four tablespoons of orange marmalade. Stir all together. Boil in a mould one hour. Serve with snowdrift sauce.
One-half cup of molasses, one-fourth cup of butter, two eggs, one-half cup of milk, one-half teaspoon of soda, one and one-half cups of graham flour sifted, one cup of stoned raisins, one teaspoon each of cinnamon and allspice, one-half tea spoon of cloves and one-half nutmeg. Melt the butter, add to the molasses, then the soda, and beat well. Add the beaten eggs and milk, then the other ingredients, lastly the raisins sprinkled with flour. Boil three hours. Serve with any sauce preferred.
Two eggs, one cup of milk, one-half teaspoon of salt, two-thirds of a cup of flour. Beat the eggs creamy, add part of flour, then part of milk, gradually, till all is in; beat ten minutes with Dover beater. Pour off the fat from roast beef; add the pudding. Bake twenty minutes.
Two cups sugar, one-half cup of butter, pineapple (chopped or grated), yolks of six eggs, five tablespoonsful of bread crumbs. Mix butter, sugar and eggs well together, add the pineapple (fresh or canned), then the bread crumbs and juice last. Bake half an hour in a quick oven. Remove. Have a meringue made of the whites, put over the pudding, put back in the oven and brown. Serve hot or cold.
Make baking powder biscuit. Roll out one-half inch thick, cut around the size of a saucer; have your apples peeled and cored, and the core filled with a teaspoon of sugar, one clove, and a small piece of butter; place them in the center and pinch the edges over the top. Steam two hours, or tie loosely in pieces of cheese cloth and boil one hour. If the apples are soft such as greenings, the time will be less. Serve with a sauce.