SOME DESSERT TREATS FROM 1884
(Transcribed from The Household, The Troy Messenger, Troy, Alabama July 3, 1884. Note: This is the way the recipes were published in the newspapers, minus cooking temp. and time.)
BOILED SPICE PUDDING
One cup of molasses, two cups of water or one cup of milk, one cup of suet chopped fine or one-half cup of butter, one cup of raisins, four cups of flour or three and one-half cups when milk is used, one teaspoonful of soda, spice to taste.
One pint of sour milk, two eggs, one cup of sugar, one-half teaspoonful of soda, lard size of an egg, salt.
Three tablespoonfuls of butter, two tablespoonfuls of sugar, one cup of milk, three cups of flour, two eggs, one teaspoonful each of cream tartar and soda.
One cup of butter, three eggs, one and one-half cups of sugar, two and one-half cups of flour, one and one-half cups of milk, three teaspoonfuls of baking powder.