Walnut Cream Cake Recipe from 1916
Beat a quarter of butter to a cream with a quarter of a pound of castor sugar, add half a pound of flour, a pinch of salt, a teaspoonful of baking-powder, and a quarter of a pound of shelled and chopped walnuts. Beat into this two eggs and the white of one (well whisked, and two tablespoonfuls of milk. Turn into a greased tin, and bake in a moderate oven for about half an hour until quite cooked.
Leave till cold, then ice with walnut cream icing. For this
make four ounces of icing sugar to a paste with two ounces of roughly chopped walnuts and the white of an egg.
Toad-in-the-hole recipe Edwardian 1909
Ingredients.—Half a pound of flour, two eggs, one pint of milk, one and a half pounds of steak.
Mix the flour in a basin with half a teaspoonful of salt. Beat up the eggs in the milk, stir into the flour, and beat well,and beat well together. Cut the meat into neat pieces, and place in a greased dish; pour over the batter, and bake in a hot oven for one hour.
Apple Tartlets Recipe from 1916.
Pare, core, and slice one pound of cooking apples, cook in a clean saucepan with a little water until soft, mash them, and add four ounces of fine sugar and three ounces of butter. Stir all one way until the butter is melted. Pour the mixture into a basin, add the grated rind and juice of one lemon, and three eggs (well beaten). Mix well with a wooden spoon. Line some patty-pans with thin pastry, put some of the mixture into each, and bake in a hot oven.
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.
Grate or crumble enough stale bread to fill a cupful. Soak in one cupful of warm milk till quite soft, then add two well beaten eggs, half a teaspoonful of salt, one tablespoonful of melted butter, sufficient flour to make a thick drop batter, and two teaspoonfuls of baking powder. Half fill muffin or cake tins with batter, and bake in a hot oven.
Improve your Christmas pudding.
If you scrape a large sized carrot into the ingredients for a Christmas pudding not so many eggs will be required, and you will find the flavour greatly improved.
Madras Curry Recipe.
Fry a pound of onions in some fat until thoroughly brown, add a quarter of a pound of flour, then a pint of milk. Finely chop a pound of apples, and add these next. Hard-boil and chop four eggs, and add curry to taste. Then add one ounce of desiccated coconut. Cook all together for one hour. Serve with boiled rice.