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Suédoise of Apples


Pare 1 dozen large apples, bore pegs therefrom with an apple corer and lay them in water with lemon juice; prepare 1 dozen large Bartlet pears the same way; boil the apple pegs in sugar syrup with lemon juice, to keep them white, and boil the pears in sugar syrup with cochineal; care must be taken not to boil them too long, so that they will not fall apart; transfer them to a dish and set aside to cool; wash the apple and pear peels, also the cores; put them in a saucepan with sufficient water to cover and boil till done; strain through a jelly bag; measure the liquor and take for 1 quart 1 1/2 ounces gelatine, the thin peel and juice of 1 lemon, 1 cup sugar and the whites of 2 eggs; soak the gelatine in a little cold water 15 minutes; put the liquor with lemon, sugar and well beaten whites over the fire; when hot add the gelatine, stir constantly and boil 5 minutes; remove to side of stove, add 1/2 pint white wine and strain through a jelly bag; place a plain form with tube in the center into cracked ice and pour a few spoonfuls jelly in the bottom of it; when firm lay the form over on its side, pour in more jelly, keep turning and add by degrees more jelly; continue this process until the jelly has formed a complete lining inside of form; lay the pegs of apples and pears in slanting rows onto a napkin and cut them all the same length; then take each one separately onto a larding or knitting needle and dip into cold jelly; first lay a row of red on the side of form, then a row of white in an opposite direction; continue until the form is covered, pour over some thick jelly and when firm fill the inside with apple bavarois made as follows:

Prepare 1 pint apple sauce, press it through a sieve, add 1 teaspoonful vanilla and sweeten to taste; soak 16 sheets gelatine in cold water for 10 minutes, press out, put in a bowl and pour 1/2 cup boiling water over it; stir until dissolved, add to the apples and stir until it begins to thicken; then mix in 1 pint whipped cream or the beaten whites of 6 eggs; fill this into the form, cover and let it remain on ice till firm; in serving dip the form into hot water, dry it quickly, turn the suédoise onto a round dish and garnish with fruit; the apple may be bored out into rounds like marbles and boiled the same way, half red and half white; they are then laid in rows on the side of form over one another, alternately with white and red till the form is lined with them; then place a small form inside, pour sufficient jelly around to cover the fruit and fill up the space between the inside form and fruit; let it remain on ice till firm; then pour in the inside form some hot water, draw it out and fill the inside with any kind of frozen cream; serve at once.


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Desserts and Salads (1920).

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