German Chocolate Cake
A quarter of a pound of butter, the same of almonds, sugar, chocolate, and four eggs. Beat the butter to cream, add the sugar, the yolks of the eggs, and the chocolate, which has been melted in the oven. Mix well together. Then put in the whites of the eggs, beaten stiff, and last, the almonds, pounded with the skin on. Spread on a buttered tin about one eighth of an inch thick, and bake in rather a slow oven for half an hour. Spread jam on one half, cover with the other half; cut into small squares, and dust with sugar.
French Apple Tart.
Stew a pound of apples with sugar and a little lemon peel. When cold, place it in a pretty fancy dish, and pour custard over. Cover with thin slices of sponge cake, pour a little liquid butter over, and bake till lightly browned. Serve hot or cold. To make the custard, stir two teaspoonfuls of flour into a paste with cold milk; add a well beaten egg. Stir till thick, but do not let it boil or it may burn.
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.
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.
Almond Toffee Recipe.
Put into a clean saucepan one and a half pounds of treacle, half pound of Demerara sugar, stirring sugar, and two ounces of butter. Boil for twenty five minutes, stirring very little, or it will candy. Add a quarter of a pound of blanched and split almonds, boil for five minutes, then turn into well-greased tins. When partly set,mark into bars with the back of a knife,
Tomato jelly recipe.
Take half a tin of tomatoes, place in saucepan with a tablespoon of dried vegetables, a bay leaf, salt, and pepper. Boil for fifteen minutes. Add half an once of dissolved gelatine, stir in well, then strain and put into small cups or a mould. This is very good served with cold meat.
Lemon jelly recipe.
Dissolve one pound of sugar in three gills of water, add the juice of two oranges and two lemons, boil about ten minutes.Mix four ounces of cornflour with a little water,and add it to the juice; bring to boil, and pour into mould, and leave in a cool place till set.