A recipe for a dessert full of flavour found on food52.com
A rich dark chocolate pudding that puts the store-bought version to shame. Why you’ll love it: You can never go wrong when pairing chocolate with more chocolate. Where this pudding exceeds the choco-norm is in the depth of flavor created by the addition of crisp, slightly bitter stout. Each bite hits the perfect balance between sweet and bitter – the only drawback is waiting for it to cool.
A recipe for a classic Norwegian dessert found on matprat.no
Troll cream is an almost magical dessert – that four simple ingredients can be transformed into such a fresh, sweet, airy and delicious dessert in just a few minutes is pure magic. You can make troll cream with other types of berries too, but troll cream made with cranberries will always be the original!
A quick and easy dessert recipe found on what was then called about.com
If you’re watching calories and fat, try this dessert with low-fat whipped topping or vanilla yogurt in place of the whipped cream. This is an easy and elegant dessert, a wonderful way to celebrate spring rhubarb and strawberries.
A cake recipe from“The Presto Recipe Book for Little Girls and Their Mothers” published by Hecker Products Corporation in 1939
I have three of these Presto flour promotion booklets from the 1930s All of them with illustrations in vivid deep watercolours like the one above. There are only six illustrations in each booklet, but becauce the watercolours are so exeptionally well done I chose to make a folder with the recipes and illustration as I usually do with blooklets and books with a lot more illustrations. This just because I felt like sharing these beautifull watercolours with you – Ted
A children friendly punch recipe foun in “The New Sealtest Book
of Recipes and Menus” published by Sealtest Inc in 1940
It’s strange how our perception of images change over time.
Seen with 1940 eyes that man was obviously meant to look like
a friendly old uncle. Seen with 2017 eyes I wouldn’t have left
my children alone with him for more than 5 seconds.
These scones are plain, meaning without added fruit, but they are light, airy and have just the right amount of crusty surface that makes them the perfect backdrop for the vanilla and maple syrup butter.
Nothing tastes better than fresh yeast bakery. It does not have to be a special occasion, these buns can be enjoyed fresh any day or you can freeze them and serve them should you get unexpected guests. You get about 20 buns from this recipe.
A dessert recipe found in “Condenced Milk and its use in Good Cookery” published by Borden’s Condenced Milk Company in 1927
The recipes and instructions in these old cookbooks from the 1920s are so short and to the point that if housewives and cooks from back then had a chance to take a look in today’s cookbooks with all their explanations and pictures and what have you, they would probably thing we are all right behind the barn as they say in the Yorkshire Dales.