A quarter of a pound of butter, a quarter of a pound of castor sugar,one lemon peel (grated), half a tea-spoonful of baking powder. Mix well, then add half a pound of flour and one egg (well beaten). Roll out, and cut in rounds, not too thick. Put half a glazed cherry on each. Bake to a light brown.
Line a large glass dish with thin slices of sponge-cake, and upon this place a layer of ripe strawberries freed from their stems. Sprinkle over with castor sugar, then spread over a layer of whipped cream, then another layer of fruit and sugar, and finally heap a layer of whipped cream roughly on top. Decorate with a few large, ripe strawberries.
Place layers of cooked macaroni and cooked onions in a buttered dish,filling in with cream sauce. Bake for twenty minutes in a hot oven. Serve with tomato sauce, to which add stuffed olives and grated cheese.
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.
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.
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.
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,
Take one vegetable marrow, two large tomatoes one onion, one ounce of butter, pepper and salt. Slice the onion and tomatoes, and fry in butter. When done, put in the marrows, cut into dice, add a little water, pepper and salt, and stew till marrow is tender. Serve hot.
Mash four cooked potatoes with a little butter, the yolk of an egg, and a little flour to make the mixture firm. Beat the white of the egg to a stiff froth, and add it. Mix all together, and fry in a little boiling fat.
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