4 eggs 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1 cup cooked prunes
Whip egg whites to stiff froth; add sugar slowly, beating continually; add prunes which have been stoned and chopped; whip until very light. Bake in pudding dish in moderate oven about 10 minutes. Serve cold with whipped cream or soft custard made from yolks of eggs (see recipe for Floating Island).
1 cup sugar 1-1/2 cups water 1 tablespoon granulated gelatine 1/4 cup lemon juice
Boil sugar and water two or three minutes; add gelatine which has been soaked in two tablespoons cold water, stirring constantly; add lemon juice. Chill in mold which has been dipped in cold water and serve.
Fruit may be molded in the jelly by chilling part of mixture, adding fruit, then jelly; chilling and so on until mold is filled.
STEAMED FIG OR DATE PUDDING
1/4 cup shortening 1 cup sugar 1 egg 1 cup milk 2 cups flour 4 teaspoons Dr. Price’s Baking Powder 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla or lemon extract 1-1/2 cups chopped figs or dates
Cream shortening; add sugar slowly and beaten egg; add milk; mix well; add flour, baking powder and salt, which have been sifted together; add flavoring and fruit. Pour into greased pudding mold and steam for two hours. Serve with foamy sauce.
1 cup boiling water 1/2 cup shortening 1 cup flour 1/8 teaspoon salt 3 eggs 2 teaspoons Dr. Price’s Baking Powder
Heat water and shortening in sauce pan until it boils up well; add all at once flour sifted with salt and stir vigorously. Remove from fire as soon as mixed, cool, and mix in unbeaten eggs, one at a time; add baking powder; mix and drop by spoonfuls 1-1/2 inches apart on greased tin shaping into circular form with spoon but keeping mixture higher in center. Bake about 30 minutes in hot oven. Cut with sharp knife near base to admit filling.
1 cup sugar 1/3 cup cornstarch 1/3 teaspoon salt 1 egg 2 cups scalded milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Mix dry ingredients; add slightly beaten egg and stir into this gradually the scalded milk. Cook about 15 minutes in double boiler, stirring constantly until thickened. Cool slightly and flavor. Sweetened whipped cream may be used instead of this filling.
1 cup sugar 1-1/2 cups flour 2 teaspoons Dr. Price’s Baking Powder 1/8 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 4 tablespoons hot water Currant or other jelly
Mix and sift dry ingredients; stir in beaten eggs; add hot water slowly; beat until smooth; pour into large well greased pan. Batter should be spread very thin and not more than 1/4 inch thick when baked. Bake in moderate oven about 8 to 10 minutes. Turn out on sheet of brown paper; beat jelly with fork and spread on cake. With sharp knife trim off all crusty edges and roll up while still warm by lifting one side of paper. To keep roll perfectly round, wrap in slightly damp cloth until cool. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.