The Housekeeper's Manual of Cookery and Domestic Economy

The Housekeeper's Manual of Cookery and Domestic Economy

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1859 edition. Excerpt: ... a little grated lemon-peel, and sugar according to taste, and stir in among the pudding. A little brandy or rum may be added, also a few currants, if required. The pudding may be either boiled or baked. If to be boiled, put it in a well-buttered pudding-basin, with a buttered paper over it, and also a cloth over all; boil for an hour. If to be baked, put it into a buttered baking dish, and bake in an oven for half an hour. Good Family Pudding. A pound of minced suet, a pound of bread-crumbs or flour, three quarters of a pound of currants, washed and picked, a little powdered cinnamon and grated nutmeg, and a very little salt. Beat two eggs, and add as much milk to them as will wet the whole. Mix all together, tie in a cloth as previously directed, and boil for three hours. Serve with caudle, or any simple sweet sauce. A Plain Plum Pudding. Beat up three eggs, six ounces of suet chopped, a pound of flour, a third part of a pound of raisins, and the same weight of currants; one ounce of candied orange or lemon-peel, cut small, half a teaspoonful of ground allspice, a little salt, two ounces of brown sugar. Make a stiff batter with water, and mix the fruit and spice well in. If boiled in a basin, allow three hours and a half; if in a cloth, three hours. A Good Christmas Plum Pudding. Take a pound of marrow, or suet, well chopped, a pound of fine flour, eight or ten eggs beaten well, half a nutmeg grated, as much mace, cinnamon, and ginger, all powdered very fine, a pinch of salt. Mix these well together, and beat up into a batter; then add one pound of currants, one pound of raisins, stoned and chopped a little; the currants should be rubbed in a cloth, and well picked, or well wash and dry them; two ounces of candied citron-peel, the same of lemon...show more

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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236514041
  • 9781236514042