Ingredients.—One fair sized banana, four tablespoonfuls of flour, one teaspoonful of paisley flour, one tablespoonful of sugar, two ounces of butter, and a few currants.
Method.–Mix flour, flour, sugar, and currants together, and then work in the butter. Now beat the banana to a paste and add to the other ingredients. The moisture in the banana will be quite sufficient to make the flour stiff. Mix the ingredients well, and then cut into convenient sizes for small cakes. Bake from fifteen to twenty minutes, they are naturally very nutritious.
Ingredients.—-Take one pound of shelled walnuts, one pound of icing sugar, the whites of two eggs, and a little vanilla flavouring.
Method.—Put the whites into a basin, add as much of the icing sugar as will make a nice soft paste. Add a little of the flavouring and work it in well. Take small pieces about the size of a six- penny piece, and roll into little balls, and press on each two halves of walnut, so that the sugar is in the middle.
Ingredients,—- Two pounds of boiled potatoes, one ounce of driping, half a pound of cold meat,a little milk, pepper and salt to taste.
Method.— Mash potatoes well, add pepper and salt, and enough milk to make them into a paste. Beat well with a wooden spoon. Chop the meat finely. Grease a pie dish, put in some potatoes, then meat. Sprinkle over it a little pepper and salt, and cover with rest of the potatoes. Mark with a fork.Add a few pieces of dripping, and bake in a quick oven for about half an hour.
A quarter of a pound of butter, a quarter of a pound of castor sugar,one lemon peel (grated), half a tea-spoonful of baking powder. Mix well, then add half a pound of flour and one egg (well beaten). Roll out, and cut in rounds, not too thick. Put half a glazed cherry on each. Bake to a light brown.
Ingredients,–An ounce of butter, a teaspoonful of Swiss milk, and two teaspoonfuls of Cadbury’s cocoa.
Method.–Melt the milk and butter in a tin, add the cocoa, and mix all three together.Have ready a pan of boiling water, put a plate over, and place the tin on the plate for twenty minutes. Let cool, and cut into bars. Enough for four ounces of chocolate.
Line a large glass dish with thin slices of sponge-cake, and upon this place a layer of ripe strawberries freed from their stems. Sprinkle over with castor sugar, then spread over a layer of whipped cream, then another layer of fruit and sugar, and finally heap a layer of whipped cream roughly on top. Decorate with a few large, ripe strawberries.
Place layers of cooked macaroni and cooked onions in a buttered dish,filling in with cream sauce. Bake for twenty minutes in a hot oven. Serve with tomato sauce, to which add stuffed olives and grated cheese.
Make sufficient hot potatoes to make a pint. Beat three eggs until light, season with salt and pepper, and mix with the potatoes. Melt a tablespoonful of butter in the frying pan, pour side to side to brown evenly. When the bottom is coloured,fold in carefully, and serve at once.
Ingredients,– A pound of flour, three ounces of butter, two ounces of sugar, a desert spoonful of ginger, a teacupful of treacle (black is best), two teaspoonfuls of carbonate of soda, and some milk,
Method.– Rub the butter into the flour, mix in sugar and ginger, mix the treacle thin with milk, stir in, dissolve the carbonate of soda in a little warm milk, stir all together well, and bake for about an hour and a half in a moderate oven.
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