Lemon Pudding Recipe 1352.
Ingredients.—-The rind and juice of two large lemons, half a pound of sugar, quarter of a pint of cream, the yolks of eight eggs, two ounces of almonds, half a pound of butter,melted.
Method.—-Mix the sugar with the cream, and add the yolks of eggs and the butter, which should be previously warmed. Blanch and pound the almonds, and put these with the grated rind and strained juice of lemons to the ingredients. Stir all together; line a dish with puff-pastry, put in the mixture, and bake for one hour. Add fruit on top to decorate.
Meat Patties Recipe from Edwardian 1909.
Little meat pies, which can be made from the remains of white meat, poultry, or rabbit, are always a popular feature of the children’s party menu. Mince the required quantity of meat with one fourth as much ham or bacon, half as much breadcrumbs as meat, some chopped parsley, thyme, grated lemon-rind, pepper, salt, and nutmeg to taste. Mix into a nice consistency with a little gravy, and one or two beaten eggs. Line greased patty-tins with light, but not over rich, pastry, fill with the mince, put on lids, cut round and notch the edges, make a hole in top of each, brush over with beaten egg or milk, and bake about half an hour in a nice heat.
Blackberry Pie Recipe from 1916.
One cupful of ripe blackberries, one cupful of sugar, one egg. Beat the egg and sugar together, stir in blackberries, and bake this between two pie-crusts,( pastry). Moisten the edge of the under crust before putting upper crust on, press tightly together, then the juice will not run out. When done, sprinkle with castor sugar. Serve hot or cold.
Russian Pie Recipe 1909.
Half a pound of cold minced meat, one hard boiled egg, add carrots if required, half an ounce of butter, two ounces of rice, a teaspoonful of curry-powder, and salt, three-quarters of a pound of short or flaky pastry. Boil the rice with the curry-powder, and when done mix it with meat. Put the meat and rice into a pie-dish lined with the pastry, add the butter, Oxo,and seasoning; cut the egg into slices,and place on top of the mixture; cover with pastry, brush over with egg or milk, bake in a quick oven.
Cornish Pasties Recipe 1909 Edwardian.
Procure some nice lean beef, and mince it as finely as possible, add to this some finely chopped onions, and season with pepper and salt. Place the whole lot of ingredients on a dish and well moisten with good, rich stock. Have same good pastry, and line some greased patty-pans with a thin layer. Fill the patty-pan with meat, and cover with a layer of pastry. Brush the top over with egg, and bake in a quick oven.
Egg and Bacon Pie Recipe.
Line some saucers with good pastry, put in a layer of bacon cut into small pieces. Beat an egg with a cupful of milk; season with pepper and salt, pour over bacon. Cover with pastry, and bake in a moderate oven.
A Cheap Pie Recipe.
If you have hot meat on Sunday, cold on Monday, on Tuesday mince the remains, and mix with mashed potatoes and season with one onion, chopped. Put all into a pie dish, cover with pastry, and bake in a quick oven.
Fruit Custard Tart.
Line some small tart tins with pastry that has been rolled out very thin. Spread with jam, and three-parts fill the tins with a nicely flavoured custard. Bake in a gentle oven for about a quarter of an hour.