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Puddings

Traditional southern pudding recipes.  The source of these recipes is the Kentucky Receipt Book, published in 1903.  The author is Mary Harris Frazer.  They would have been familiar to the early residents of Old Louisville

 

Prune Whip.

One pound of prunes, 1 teacup of granulated sugar, whites of eggs. Cover prunes with water and allow to simmer for 4 hours, press prunes and teacup of the juice through a colander, add to his the sugar and let stand until dissolved. Beat the whites of eggs very stiff and stir into prunes lightly. Bake on the upper grate, in quite a hot oven until a light brown. Serve with whipped cream.

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