RECIPE WEDNESDAY: From 1868 – Glazing for tarts & A pretty dessert

GLAZING FOR TARTS – Mix sifted sugar and water into a thick paste, and brush it over the crust.

A PRETTY DESSERT – Take the yolks of four eggs and beat till they are light, adding four spoonfuls of sugar; boil one quart of milk and season with rose or lemon brand; pour this mixture on stale sponge cake; then beat the whites of the eggs very light and rub in some currant jelly with this cover the top of the cake, and you will have a nice dessert.

Vinegar of the Four Thieves: Recipes & Curious Tips from the Past 

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About Donna R Causey

Donna R. Causey, resident of Alabama, was a teacher in the public school system for twenty years. When she retired, Donna found time to focus on her lifetime passion for historical writing. She developed the websites www.alabamapioneers and All her books can be purchased at and Barnes & Noble. She has authored numerous genealogy books. RIBBON OF LOVE: A Novel Of Colonial America (TAPESTRY OF LOVE) is her first novel in the Tapestry of Love about her family where she uses actual characters, facts, dates and places to create a story about life as it might have happened in colonial Virginia. Faith and Courage: Tapestry of Love (Volume 2) is the second book and the third FreeHearts: A Novel of Colonial America (Book 3 in the Tapestry of Love Series) Discordance: The Cottinghams (Volume 1) is the continuation of the story. . For a complete list of books, visit Donna R Causey

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