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Apple Custard Pie Grapefruit Pie Maple Pudding Pineapple Pudding

 

Grapefruit Pie

4 tablespoons Corn Starch
1 tablespoon melted butter
1 cupful sugar
1 orange
1 grapefruit
1 cupful hot water
2 eggs

Blend the cornstarch with just enough cold water to make a paste, stir into this the melted butter, the beaten yolks of the eggs, juice and grated rindof a large orange, the same of a medium grapefruit, the hot water and sugar. Put into a double boiler, cook until thick, stirring constantly, turn into a baked crust, cover with a meringue and brown lightly. Eat Cold.

Colorado Springs Gazette  April 9, 1915

Maple Pudding

Two Cupfuls of milk
2 tablespoonfuls of tapioca
1 cupful nut meats
3 eggs
two-thirds cupful maple syrup

Heat the milk, stir in the tapioca, and cook for 20 minutes. Remove from fire and add the well beaten yolks of the egg, with a little salt. Replace on the stove and stir mixture until it thickens. When cool, add the nut meats and maple syrup. Place the stiffly beaten whites of the eggs on the top and set in the oven to brown for one minute.

Colorado Springs Gazette  April 9, 1915

Apple Custard Pie

2 cupfuls of Apple Sauce, unsweetened
1 cupful sugar
3 eggs
3 tablespoonfuls butter, apple or current jelly

Mix the apple sauce made of tart apples, with the butter, the yolks of the eggs beaten light with the sugar and bake in an open crust. Finish with a meringue of the egg whites on the top and when this is a delicate brown set the pie aside to cool. Dot it with bits of apple or of currant jelly just before sending to the table.

Colorado Springs Gazette  April 9, 1915

Pineapple Pudding

Put quarter pound sugar, quarter pound butter and one cupful of milk in a saucepan to boil remove it from the fire and stir in quarter pound flour; replace saucepan on the fire and boil eight minutes; remove again and add yolks of three eggs well beaten, stir in thoroughly then add quarter pound canned pineapple cut into dice and one tablespoon of the syrup, and half teaspoon vanilla extract fold in whites stiffly beaten. Pour into buttered mold, cover with buttered paper and steam for one hour.

 Colorado Spring Gazette, Colorado Springs Colorado October 13, 1909

 

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