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Martha Washington Filling

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Ingredients
  Milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Egg yolks 2
  Gelatin 2 Tablespoon
  Cold water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Rum/Brandy / whisky 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Candied cherries 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Citron 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Whipped cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1.First, scald milk.
2.Then add sugar and flour to beaten egg yolks.
3.Add to scalded milk and cook over hot water until eggs are done.
4.Remove from heat.
5.Add gelatin which has been soaked in the cold water.
6.Chill in the refrigerator.
7.Add liquor, beat with rotary beater and chill again.
8.Fold the fruit and cream into the mixture.
9.Pile between layers of sponge cake.
10.Top with whipped cream.
SERVING
11.Use filling in cakes, pastries, or candies

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Slow Cooked
Drink: 
Alcohol

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