Delicate Pudding And Baked Custard

With custard sauce, for the pudding.

Almost done moving–it’ll be back to normal-ish next week!

Here’s another take on the pudding recipe from the November 7, 1910 edition of The Fort Wayne (Indiana) Sentinel:

Delicate Pudding

Delicate pudding is made by boiling together for three minutes two-thirds of a cupful of orange juice, one-third of a cupful of lemon juice and one cupful of water. Sweeten to taste, then add a pinch of salt and three tablespoonful of corn starch dissolved in a little cold water. Stir until the mixture is thick and smooth, then boil slowly for ten minutes; add the stiffly whipped whites of three eggs and stir and cook ten minutes longer. Turn into a wetted mold and set aside. Serve very cold with a custard sauce made with the three egg yolks, one pint of milk, three tablespoonfuls of sugar and flavoring.

 
From a box sold in Christine, North Dakota.

Delicate Pudding

[Ingredients:
2 c. water
1 c. sugar
2 Tbsp. cornstarch dissolved in water
3 egg whites, beaten
2 lemons, juice and zest
1 c. milk
3 egg yolks
3 Tbsp. sugar]

Boil 2 c. H20 and 1 c. sugar to dissolve. Add 2 Tbsp. cornstarch mixed with little cold H20. Cook over low heat 10 minutes.

Add beaten whites of 3 eggs. Cook 1 minute.

Add grated rind and juice of two lemons (orange juice if desired). Chill.

Dressing: Heat 1 c. milk. Add yolks of 3 eggs, beaten with 3 Tbsp. sugar. Cook over low heat until thick. Put pan into cold H20 at once. Then it won’t curdle.

Baked Custard

Beat little to mix:

2 large eggs, or 4 yolks
1/3 c. sugar
1/4 [tsp.] salt
2 c. milk, scalded
nutmeg
vanilla

6 custard cups

About 30-35 minutes, 350 deg.



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