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Cake and Custard


  • 1 pint of milk
  • yolks of 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup of sugar
  • 1 saltspoonful of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoonful of vanilla


Beat the eggs and sugar, add the hot milk, and cook till creamy, put in the salt and vanilla, and cool. Then cut stale cake into strips, or split lady-fingers into halves, and spread with jam. Put them on the sides and bottom of a flat glass dish, and gently pour the custard over.


A Little Cook Book for a Little Girl (1905).


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