"the proof of the pudding lies in the eating".

" Every leading dish has its kindred and antagonistic one"

An Attractive Pudding

Use pink gelatine. Make a boiled custard, with the yolks of 4' eggs, 1 pint of milk and sugar to taste. Soak 1/3 of a box of gelatine in a little cold water, then pour over 3/4 of a cup of boiling water. When the custard is cold, add to it the gelatine and the whites of 4 eggs, beaten stiff. Flavor with vanilla. Stir together and pour into a mould. It will settle into 3 layers making an attractive pudding.

Bird's Nest Pudding

One quart milk, 4 eggs, 1/2 nutmeg, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 2 tablespoons butter, 3 tablespoons sugar. Place these, with the exception of the eggs, on the fire until it reaches boiling point, then stir in quickly the eggs, well beaten, and stand away to cool. Then cover a dish with pie paste and place in apples enough to cover the bottom of the dish, the cavity of each filled with a small piece of the paste, in which place four or five dried currants. Pour over the whole the custard and bake one hour and a half.

Boston Sago Pudding

One large teacup of sago, 4 pints of boiling water poured on it. Set it over a kettle of boiling water and cook it till it is soft and clear. Then stir in 2 teacups of sugar and 1 teaspoon of essence of lemon. Peel 12 apples and pour over them the sago. Then bake till the apples are done. Eat with Cream-hot or cold.

Brown Betty

Pare the apples and chop them fine. Then put in a well greased pan, a layer of apples, an inch thick. Sprinkle over it sugar and spice. Then add a layer of fine bread crumbs and then another layer of apples, sugar and spice, etc, etc Put on the top a piece of butter, the size of an egg, and pour over the whole a teacup of water. Bake two hours and eat with sauce.


Take twice as much sugar as butter, then beat up 1 egg, very light, with any spice preferred. Add a very little boiling water, and hold the sauce over hot water, which is boiling, beating it very hard for a few minutes till it is hot.

Baked Apples

One tablespoonful flour stirred into 1 teaspoonful melted butter, 1 teaspoonful ground cinnamon, 4 large tablespoonfuls sugar, 1/2 pint boiling water. Stir all together and let simmer a few minutes. Pour over baked apples while hot, before serving.

Batter Pudding

Two cups sour Cream, 1 teaspoon salt, 2 teaspoons soda, 3 eggs. Flour enough to make rather a stiff batter. Bake. Eaten with sauce.

Steamed Berry Pudding

Four cups flour, 1 cup sugar, 1 cup milk, 2 eggs, 2 tablespoons melted butter, 4 teaspoons baking powder, 1 teaspoon salt. Stir fruit to suit the taste into the batter, pour it into a buttered pan, and steam 1 1/2 hours.

Sauce for Same

One cup sugar, 1/2 cup butter, 2 tablespoons corn starch, wet with cold water. Add boiling water, place it over the fire till it boils. Flavor to taste.