Hutt News, Volume 4, Issue 24, 4 November 1931, Page 3
Mix together 6ozs flour and 3oz of' castor sugar. Bub in 3ozs of macaroni until evenly mixed. Add the yellow part of the rind of an orange finely grated and stir in as much bicarbonate of soda
that will stand on a sixpence. Add a well beaten egg and then the strained juicfr of i <an orange. Mix well and add enough milk to form a batter that, will just drop from a spoon. Half fill rattier deep patty pans with the mixture and bake for 15 minutes in a moderate oven. .. .' • • ■ • ' • " Pried Paisley. This requires very careful frying or it soon blackens. Break off the heads of parsley, the larger the better. After frying the croquettes, draw the pan to the side of the fire, let it cool slightly, then throw in the parsley, leave it till the fat stops bubbling, then take it off at once. It should be a lovely green, and nice and crisp. > # . "• ■•■ # flhree Minute Sponge. ' Bequired: One cup of flour, three eggs v two tablespoonfuls o£ milk, one- teacupful of sugar, 3oz of butter (incited) r two teaspoonfuls of baking powder. Put all the ingredients except bakjng powder in basin. Beat three minutes. Add baking powder and mix. Pour in tin. Boke^ about 15 minutes, in two tins. Join'together with jani or filling and ice. If baked in one tin, nuts or dates may beadded, and bake about 30 minutes. * * * * Sponge Cake That Never Fails. Bequired: Pour eggs, pinch of salt r beat till light and creamy; add- one ci*p of sugar and beat well; then one cuff of flour well sifted with one teaspoonful of cream of tartar, half a teaspoonf ul.. of baking soda four small teaspoonfuls of cornflour. Next add four tablespoonfuls of milk ~and any desired flavouring. Bake in quick raven. • * . • Caramel Fruit Cake. The following recipe makes a lovely" rich. caranvil «ake:—One pound.of flour,. Jib of butter, Jib of granulated sugar,. i Hb of sultanas, 2oz of candied peel, good piheh iof cinnamon, two eggs, two tea-1 spoonfuls of baking powder, 2oz of castor sugar, half a pint of milk. Put two tablespoonfuls of water in a saucepan andi add castor sugar (or plain sugar). Dissolve over gentle heat then cook until brown. Add the milk (warmed) and stir until it is a nice coffee colour. Rub butter into flour, mix in granulated sugar, sultanas, peel and eiunsunon; then the 'baking powder. Add the eggs well-beaten and mix to quite a soft batter with thebixr iraed milk. Pour into a well greased tin, sift a little ,sugar on top and bake, in f moderate oven for two and a-lftdf
Afraid to -breathe almost the returned reveller crept, quietly into Ms bedrtom as dawn was breaking. Sitting on ths edge of the bed he cautiously took ofif his shoes. But for all his care, his wifestirred in bed and he was aware of a pair of sleepy eyes regarding Mm orer the eiderdown.
"Oh. Oeorge" yawned his wife, "how early you are this morning!"
"Yes dearest" replied George atiflinga sigh. "I've got to go to Liverpool for the firm to-day." !
And replacing his shoes he dragged", his aching limbs out again into the heartless TrorlcL * • « «
If you arc a home dressmaker you will appreciate any little hint wßich lightens your labours. Whenever you have to usepins, especially on light materials, »se black pins instead of white. The black pins stand out niucli better and are, of course no more expemfcive! In the same way.-if you. are doing any dose whitework which entails lace or fancy stitches a piece of black velvet heldi under "thelace or embroidery throws it upland does: not try the eyes so much.