625 Choice Recipes from the
Ladies of the Second Congregational Church of Holyoke

The Naked Chef


Two cups of boiled rice; two cups of chopped suet or butter; two cups of sugar; two clips of molasses; yolks of ten eggs; about as much fruit as you can get in; raisins, currants and citron; spice of all kinds; bake until it turns dark; then whip the whites of the ten eggs, with ten spoonsful of powdered sugar; spread on top and brown lightly; this will keep a long time. — Mrs. C. P. Lyman.


One cup of sugar; half a cup of milk; one egg; two tablespoonsful of butter; two cups of flour; half a teaspoonful of soda; one teaspoonful of cream tartar; flavoring to taste; put raspberry jam in the bottom of the dish an inch or more in depth; put in the pudding and bake; when done, turn from the dish and send to the table with the jam on top; serve with sauce. — Mrs. Outterson.


One pint of milk; two eggs; one quart of sifted flour; one gill of yeast; salt; one teaspoonful of boiling water; one quart of berries dredged with flour; make a batter and set it in a warm place to rise for four hours; if light, then stir in berries; pour into a buttered cake mould, and bake one, hour in a moderate oven; eat with hard sauce. — Mrs. W. R. Kemp.


One pint of nice bread crumbs; one quart of milk; one cup of sugar; the yolks of four eggs; the grated rind of one lemon; a piece of butter size of an egg; bake like a custard; when baked, spread over the top slices of jelly of any kind; and cover the whole with the whites of the eggs, beaten to a stiff froth with one cup of sugar and juice of the lemon; brown lightly in the oven. — Mrs. E. H. Potwin.


Two cups of fine, dry bread crumbs; three cups of chopped apple; one cup of sugar; spice as you like; two tablespoonsful of butter; one teaspoonful of salt; butter pudding dish and cover the bottom with crumbs; lay on these a thick layer of minced apple, sprinkled tightly with salt and spices; more scantily with sugar; then more crumbs; then apple, and so on; the last laver should be crumbs; bake half an hour; for sauce, butter and sugar heated together, with the juice of lemons, and a little nutmeg.

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