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Raspberry Fruit Betty


  • 1 box of raspberries
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups of fine bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup of flour
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 cup of brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons of melted shortening
  • yolk of 1 egg


Cook raspberries with water and sugar. Rub through the sieve to remove the seeds and then measure. Now place one and one-half cups of raspberry puree in a mixing bowl and add bread crumbs, flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, cinnamon, shortening, and egg yolk. Beat to mix and then pour into well-greased pudding dish and bake in a moderate oven for thirty minutes. Serve with fruit sauce.

Fruit Sauce

  • white of 1 egg
  • 1/2 glass of jelly


Beat until this mixture holds its shape. Pour over the fruit whip and a little of the leftover raspberry puree.


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Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book (1920).

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