This section is from the book "The New Cookery", by Lenna Frances Cooper. Also available from Amazon: The New Cookery.
1 cup granola Yolks 2 eggs 1/4 cup sugar 1 3/4 cups milk 8 figs.
1/4 cup nut meal or finely chopped nuts 1 1/2 teaspoons orange extract.
1 cup chopped dates.
1 cup raisins.
1 cup currants.
1/2 cup chopped citron.
1/4 cup Meltose or New Orleans molasses 1/2 apple 2 egg whites.
1 1/2 teaspoons lemon extract.
Beat the yolks of the eggs until light. Add the sugar, milk and granola. Let stand twenty minutes. Cut the hard ends from the figs. Wash and pour boiling water over them and let stand one to two minutes. Drain and dry upon clean towels, and chop. Put the dates in cold water. Remove the stones, then wash in hot water. Chop and add to the figs. , Clean the raisins and the currants and add to the other fruit. Peel an apple and cut half of it into small pieces. Turn all the fruit into the granola mixture. Add also the flavoring and the meltose. Beat the egg whites stiff and fold into the mixture. Turn into a buttered pudding dish and steam over actively boiling water for three hours. Serve with Hard Sauce.
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