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Apple Tart with Rice Crust


  • 6 russet apples
  • lump-sugar
  • lemon-peel
  • 1 tea-cupful of rice
  • milk
  • cream
  • cinnamon
  • nutmeg
  • whites of 2 eggs


Pare and quarter the apples; stew them till soft; sweeten with lump-sugar; grate some lemon-peel; boil the rice in milk till it becomes thick: sweeten it well with loaf-sugar. Add a little cream, cinnamon, and nutmeg; lay the apple in the dish; cover it with rice; beat the whites to a strong froth; lay it on the top; dust a little sugar over it, and brown it in the oven.


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The Lady's Own Cookery Book (1844).

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