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Steamed Snow Balls


  • 1/3 cup cottolene
  • 1 cup fine sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 1/2 cups pastry flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • whites 4 eggs beaten until stiff
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange extract


Cream Cottolene, add sugar gradually, stirring constantly. Mix and sift flour, baking powder and salt; add to first mixture alternately with milk. Add extract. Cut and fold in whites of eggs. Fill buttered pop-over cups two-thirds full, place in steamer, cover steamer with a folded crash tea towel, cover closely and steam forty-five minutes. Serve with orange sauce or in nests of Whipped Cream, sweetened and flavored with Vanilla.


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Fifty-Two Sunday Dinners (1913).

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