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DUMPLINGS AND PUDDINGS. 387

grated rind of one lemon and half a dozen sound, green tart apples, grated. Now stir in the four beaten whites of the eggs, season with cinnamon or nutmeg; bake. To be served cold with cream.

BOILED APPLE PUDDING.

TAKE three eggs, three apples, a quarter of a pound of bread crumbs, one lemon, three ounces of sugar, three ounces of currants, half a wineglassful of wine, nutmeg, butter and sugar for sauce. Pare, core and mince the apples and mix with the bread crumbs, nut- meg, grated sugar, currants, the juice of the lemon and half the rind grated. Beat the eggs well, moisten the mixture with these and beat all together, adding the wine last; put the pudding in a buttered mold, tie it down with a cloth ; boil one hour and a half and serve with sweet sauce.

BIRDS' NEST PUDDING.

CORE and peel eight apples, put in a dish, fill the places from which the cores have been taken with sugar and a little grated nutmeg ; cover and bake. Beat the yolks of four eggs light, add two teacupfuls of flour, with three even teaspoonfuls of baking powder sifted with it, one pint of milk with a teaspoonful of salt ; then add the whites of the eggs well beaten, pour over the apples and bake one hour in a moder- ate oven. Serve with sauce,

BREAD AND BUTTER PUDDING. No. 1.

BUTTER the sides and bottom of a deep pudding-dish, then butter thin slices of bread, sprinkle thickly with sugar, a little cinnamon, chopped apple, or any fruit you prefer between each slice, until your dish is full. Beat up two eggs, add a tablespoonf ul of sifted flour ; stir with the three cupfuls of milk and a little salt; pour over this the bread, let it stand one hour and then bake slowly, with a cover on, three-quarters of an hour ; then take the cover off and brown. Serve with wine and lemon sauce.

Pie-plant, cut up in small pieces with plenty of sugar, is fine made in this manner.

BREAD AND BUTTER PUDDING. No. 2.

PLACE a layer of stale bread, rolled fine, in the bottom of a pud- ding-dish, then a layer of any kind of fruit ; sprinkle on a little sugar,

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