Seventy-five Receipts for Pastry, Cakes, and Sweetmeats [NOOK Book]

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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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Seventy-five Receipts for Pastry, Cakes, and Sweetmeats

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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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  • BN ID: 2940025536888
  • Publisher: C.S. Francis
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Digitized from 1830 volume
  • File size: 137 KB

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PLAIN CUSTARDS. A quart of rich milk. Eight eggs. A quarter of a pound of powdered sugar. A handful of peach-leaves, or half an ounce of peach-kernels, broken in pieces, or 8 drops of Essence of bitter almonds. A nutmeg. Boil the peach-leaves or kernels in the milk, and set it away to cool. When cold, strain out the leaves or kernels, and stir in the sugar. Beat the eggs very light, and stir them gradually into the milk when it is quite cold. Bake it in cups, or in a large white dish. When cool, grate nutmeg over the top. FINE CUSTARDS. A quart of milk nr cream. The yolks, only, of sixteen eggs. Six ounces of powdered white sugar. Half an ounce of cinnamon, broken into small pieces. A large handful of peach-leaves, or half an ounce of peach- kernels or bittpr almonds, broken into pieces. A table-spoonful of rose-water. A nutmeg. Boil in the milk the cinnamon, and the peach- leaves, or peach-kernels. When it has boiled, set it away to get cold. As soon as it is cold, strain it through a sieve, to clear it from the cinnamon, peach-leaves, Sic. and stir into it gradually, the sugar, spice, and rose-water. Beat the yolks of sixteen eggs very light, and Or eight drops of Essence of Bitter Almonds, stirred in at the last. It may he had at the druggist's, or perfumer's. Take care not to use too much of it. stir them by degrees into the milk, which must be quite cold or the eggs will make it curdle. Put the custards into cups, and set them in a baking pan, half filled with water. When baked, grate some nutmeg over each, and ice them. Make the icing, of the whites of eight eggs, a large tea-spoonful of powdered loaf sugar, and six drops of essence of lemon, beaten all together till itstands alone. Pile up some of the icing on the top of each custar...
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