Recipes > Desserts > Farina Melusine (with Apples)

Farina Melusine (with Apples)


  • 1 quart milk
  • 1 cup farina
  • 2 tablespoonfuls butter
  • 6 eggs
  • 4 tablespoonfuls sugar
  • 8 large tart apples
  • jelly


Bring the milk to a boil, add, stirring constantly, the farina and stir until it forms into a stiff paste and loosens itself from bottom of saucepan; transfer it to a dish; when cold stir the butter to a cream and add alternately the yolks of the eggs, the farina, sugar, lemon rind and lastly the beaten whites; pare and core the apples, put them in a long pan over the fire, add 1 quart boiling water, cover with another pan of same size and steam them 5 minutes (no longer); then remove carefully, lay them into a long shaped pudding dish, put a teaspoonful jelly into each apple and pour the farina mixture over so the apples are entirely covered; bake in a medium hot oven about 3/4 hour and serve with the following sauce:


  • 2 tablespoonfuls butter
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoonfuls rum or Cognac
  • nutmeg


Stir the butter with the powdered sugar to a cream, add the yolks of the eggs, rum or Cognac, a little nutmeg and lastly the whites beaten to a stiff froth; sufficient for a family of 8 persons.


Print recipe/article only


Desserts and Salads (1920).

comments powered by Disqus