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The Gentlewoman's Companion: or, A Guide to the Female Sex, an electronic edition

by Hannah Woolley [Woolley, Hannah, fl. 1670]

date: 1675
source publisher: Printed by A. Maxwell for Edward Thomas
collection: Early Modern through the 18th Century

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Marrow-Pudding in a Dish baked, garnished with Puff paste.

Take the Marrow fo four Marrow-bones, two French breads, half a pound of Raisins of the Sun ready boiled and cold, Cinamon a quarter of an ounce beaten, two grated Nutmegs, a quarter of a pound of Sugar, the like of Date, Sack half a pint, Rosewater a quarter of a pint, | | 137 ten Eggs, two grains of Amber-griece. Now take a deep large dish, and lay a lay of sliced French-bread therein, and strew it with Cinamon, Nutmeg, and Sugar, mingled together; also sprinkle the slices of bread with Sack and Rosewater, and then some Raisins of the Sun, sliced Dates, and good big pieces of Marrow, and thus make two or three lays of the aforesaid ingredients with most Marrow on the top; then take two quarts of Cream, and strain it with half a uarter of fine Sugar, with about a spoonful of Salt, and twelve Eggs, six of the white taken away, then set the Dish into the Oven, temperate, and not too hot, and bake it very white, then strew some Sugar on so serve it.