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German Chocolate Cake from 1909 Recipe Book

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 from 1909 Cook Book

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.

Curry Pie Recipe From 1909

Curry Pie

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 from 1909 Recipe Book

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,