One quart of hot milk, three tablespoons of arrowroot dissolved in a little milk, one cup
of sugar; when thoroughly cooked add the stiffly beaten whites of four eggs, pinch of
salt; line bottom of border mould with Maraschino cherries; pour in the cream; set on ice,
unmould, fill the center with red wine jelly; serve with cream. This is an ornamental dish
and easily prepared.
Plum pudding has always been one of the ten best holiday recipes. Mix 4 cups stale bread-crumbs, 1 cup chopped suet, 1 cup molasses, 2 eggs, 2 cups raisins,
2 cups milk, 1 level teaspoon soda, 1 teaspoon powdered cloves, 2 cinnamon, half each
mace, allspice and salt, 1 cup chopped almonds, half cup currants; boil unceasingly in
buttered mould for three and half hours; when sending to table garnish with holly; pour
brandy over and ignite; serve hard-sauce.