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Economical Christmas Pudding Recipe

Economical Christmas Pudding Recipe from 1916.

Four ounces of chopped suet, flour, currants, and breadcrumbs; two tablespoonfuls of treacle, one teaspoonful of mixed spice. Mix together, moisten with half a pint of milk. Put into a greased basin, boil for eight hours.

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Raisin and Nut Cake from 1916 Recipe Book

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Raisin and Nut Cake.

Cream together one and a half cupfuls of sugar and half a cupful of lard, add one cupful of butter- milk with a teaspoonful of soda dissolved in it. Mix a cupful of chopped raisins and a cupful of chopped walnuts or Brazil nuts in some flour, add to mixture; then add enough flour to make a stiff batter. Bake in bread-tin lined with greased paper.