Top 5 Vintage Dessert Recipes
They say âold is gold,â well, that surely is true in case of food. That is why we bring you the Top 5 Vintage Dessert Recipes to enjoy this summer and any other season, for that matter.
Those among you, who have some sort of an interest in cooking, must already have heard, learnt and tried these recipes, which our mothers, grandmothers used to cook in their kitchen. However, the pull of history is so strong that even today, whenever we feel lonely in the daily rush of life or miss our granny, we take comfort in trying out the vintage recipes that they had tried many times.
So, letâs come together and teach as well as savor these recipes with those among us, who are yet new to the kitchen.
1. Two Layer Fudge Vintage Recipe: What could be better than a fudge? A two-layered Fudge!!! And the recipe was mastered way before you had your first fudge in life. This delicious and very attractive dessert is made up of one dark and one light layer and the layers may be arranged as per individual preference. All you need is sugar, milk, corn syrup, butter, salt, chocolate and vanilla. Mix the sugar, milk, corn syrup, salt and butter together. Cook until you have a very soft ball forming in the pot. Separate the mixture into two equal amounts and add melted chocolate to one. Boil each mixture until it forms a soft ball in cold water. Afterwards, add the vanilla, half into each mixture. Cool the mixtures and beat one of them into creamy consistency and pour into a greased pan. Beat the other half too and pour it over the first. Let it cool further, cut into desired shapes and serve.
2. Victorian Delights Vintage Recipes: Think Vintage means think Victorian. Nothing describes vintage food recipes like the Victorian delights that we bring for you in our list of Top 5 Vintage Dessert Recipes. Victorian Christmas delights like the Gingerbread, Christmas Cake, Spotted Dick, Sugar Plums and Sugar Mice are enough to satisfy your sweet tooth. Whats more? There is some real Victorian style Coffee also to go with you choice of dessert.
3. Indian Trifle Vintage Recipe: India has spent a considerable time under the British rule, which eventually left its impact on the Indian cuisine as well. The Indian Trifle recipe is a result of the same influence. This recipe makes use of milk, lemon rind, sugar, rice flour, almonds and custard. All you have to do is boil milk and lemon rind together till the milk is flavored enough. The stir in the rice flour paste made with cold milk and rice flour. Boil it at medium heat while stirring the mixture. Take it off fire and allow it to cool for a while. Pour it into a glass dish and garnish with almonds and the Indian trifle recipe is ready to be served.
4. Marmalade Pudding Vintage Recipe: Another delicious recipe, made with the age-old marmalade is the Marmalade pudding. This recipe makes use of stale bread, fat, egg yolks, corn syrup, salt, milk and preserves. Eggs, corn syrup, salt and milk are mixed together in which bread slices are dipped one by one and fried in a pan till brown. These fried slices are covered in marmalade or preserves and placed in a baking dish. Pour over the leftover custard mixture and bake for 15 minutes.
5. Lemon Pie Vintage Recipe: This one is another vintage recipe that you must try this weekend. Lemon Pie is made of very basic ingredients like corn starch, sugar, boiling water, lemon juice, butter, eggs, salt and lemon rind. Mix corn starch with sugar and add water to this mixture, while stirring it continuously. Cook this mixture over hot water until it gets thick and smooth. Slowly add beaten egg yolks, butter, lemon rind and juice with a few grains of salt. Cook for another two minutes and then transfer it to baked pastry shell. Cover with meringue and bake for 20 minutes and your vintage lemon pie is ready to be served.
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