PILGRIM COOK BOOK 55
Baked Apples and Prunes.
Core apples and fill with prunes chopped fine, using sugar to taste. Serve with whipped cream, if desired. — Mrs. F. Schoenwolf.
Core apples without peeling and place in a shallow pan. Fill center of apples with light brown sugar. Sprinkle a little cornstarch on bottom of pan, between apples, and pour on water to come up about a quarter of an inch around apples. Bake and serve with sauce that will be in the pan from the cornstarch, sugar and water. — Mrs. Theo. Doering.
Boil about 5 apples to a pulp, sweetening to taste. When cool place in a large bowl, together with the white of 1 egg, juice of 1 lemon, and 1 cup of sugar. Beat the mixture about 30 minutes with a wire egg beater. The result is three times the amount you started with, enough to serve 10 people. — Mrs. Albrecht.
Boil 1 pound dried apricots till tender and sweeten to taste. When cool whip very smooth, add the stiffly beaten whites of 3 eggs and beat all well together. Serve with whipped cream or with a custard made of the egg yolks and thickened with cornstarch. — Mrs. Mandel Z.
Apricot Prune Desert.
Cook clear 1 cup tapioca in 2 quarts of boiling water, add ½ pound of prunes and ½ pound apricots. Sweeten to taste, about ½ cup sugar. Stir occasionally. When cold serve with cream. — Mrs. O. Kleppisch.
Wash and soak dried apricots, then simmer until soft. Add enough sugar to sweeten and put through a coarse strainer. Let stand until cold, then add bananas, cut fine, and serve with whipped cream. — Mrs. W. Brockschmidt.