One pound of flour, half a pound of margarine, six ounces of sugar, a teacupful of milk, a pinch of salt, the rind of one lemon, and a tablespoonful of egg- substitute powder. Cream the margarine, add the sugar, grated lemon rind, and flour, moistening the whole with milk, lastly, add the egg powder. Beat all together, and put in a well greased tin, and bake in a moderate oven for a little over an hour.
Take three ounces of butter and three ounces of castor sugar, beat to a cream, add half a gill of fresh milk and a few drops of vanilla; then take six ounces of flour and a teaspoonful of baking powder, mix well together, then put the mixture into small tins, and bake in a moderate oven for fifteen minutes.
Beat up the yolks of four eggs, and whisk the whites to a froth, then beat into the whites six ounces of sifted sugar, add the the yolks , half a pound of flour, four ounces of melted butter warm but not hot, the grated rind of one lemon. Beat continually as you add the ingredients, and for ten minutes after all are mixed. Pour into a buttered mould, and bake in a moderate oven four an hour.
Raisin and Nut Cake.
Cream together one and a half cupfuls of sugar and half a cupful of lard, add one cupful of butter- milk with a teaspoonful of soda dissolved in it. Mix a cupful of chopped raisins and a cupful of chopped walnuts or Brazil nuts in some flour, add to mixture; then add enough flour to make a stiff batter. Bake in bread-tin lined with greased paper.
Cocoanut (coconut) Toffee:
Put one pound of loaf sugar into a saucepan with a very little water. Let it dissolve by the side of the fire, and then boil slowly for about twenty minutes, stirring it frequently. Then add three ounces of dessicated cocoanut. Mix well, and pour into a shallow tin, which must be well buttered.
To take the smell of onions from knives
Get a piece of carrot and draw the knife through it two or three times.
Fry a pound of onions in some boiling fat until thoroughly brown, and a quarter of a pound of flour, then a pint of milk, Finely chop a pound of apples, and chop four eggs, and add curry to taste, Then add one once of desiccated cocoanut. Cook all together for one hour. Serve with boiled rice.
Penny in The Slot Gas Meter
By putting a thick penny in the slot you will get to burn half an hour longer
than if a thin coin was put in.
Rub them hard on a rough door-mat and they will look like new.
Curry Pie Recipe:
Cut two pounds of veal and one small onion into small pieces, fry in a stewpan, with a little butter, to a light brown. Shake in two tablespoonfuls of curry powder and one of flour. Toss all together. Then add one tablespoonful of grated carrot, one small apple chopped, the juice of half a lemon, a little salt, and one pint of stock. Stew gently for two hours, pour into a piedish, and turn out when set.
Home-Made Cider Recipe
Grate some sour apples, four ounces to an ordinary wine-bottle, add a teaspoonful of sugar, and fill up with water.Tie the corks down tightly, stand in a warm place for three days, when it should be ready for use.