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Cottage Pudding - 1894 Style


From a 19th century recipe for cottage pudding


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon flour
  • 1 pint boiling water
  • lemon to taste


One cup of sugar, one-half cup of milk, one and one-half cups of flour; and one tablespoonful of butter; bake as a cake, and serve with this--

SAUCE.--Two tablespoonfuls butter, one cup white sugar, and one tablespoon flour, wet in cold water; one pint of boiling water. Let boil two or three minutes, stirring all the time. Flavor with lemon.


Recipes 1894 Style |Puddings 1894 Style

Adapted from Recipes Tried and True, compiled by the Ladies' Aid Society of the First Presbyterian Church, Marion, Ohio, 1894, a source in the public domain.

The recipes in this collection are representative of cooking in America in the late 19th century, and the compilation of a cookbook shows the ways in which women were beginning to organize and act both within their traditional roles and outside of traditional expectations. The recipes are presented exactly as written in 1894, and may not conform to current nutritional or food preparation standards. Try at your own risk.

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