Category Archives: Dessert

Day 374 Vanilla Ice Cream

There is nothing quite like home-made ice cream on a hot day. Ice cream was a popular treat on a hot summer’s day in 1906. Today we can pull a tub of commercially prepared ice cream from the freezer, go … Continue reading

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Day 370 Syracuse High School Fudge Cake

Today is the last day of April and in Canada it is the last day to file a tax return without penalty. It also marks one year since I found out my job was coming to an end. I think … Continue reading

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Day 355 Chocoltae Sauce

I have some Fruit Pudding left and although it is nice with hard sauce I thought I’d try it with a different pudding sauce. I’m not sure chocolate will suit this pudding but I’m willing to give it a try. … Continue reading

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Day 344 Chocolate Tapioca (also called Chocolate Pudding)

I was up at five this morning to prepare for work being done on my place (yes some tradespeople work Saturday) and now I’m ready for a rest. I was supposed to be attending a Turkey Dinner put on by … Continue reading

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Day 331 Plum Pudding

Christmas is just a month a way and the baking has begun. Some of the contributors to the 1906 Berlin Cook Book might also have called this day Stir-up Sunday – the day for making the plum pudding/Christmas pudding. Why? … Continue reading

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Day 330 Apple Fritters

I spent this afternoon doing some baking to be auctioned off for a special fundraising event tonight and I did a little of my own Christmas baking so it was tough to think about making something from the 1906 Berlin … Continue reading

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Day 329 Light Fruit Cake

It started to snow tonight so I’m finally starting to get in the mood for Christmas despite discovering that my roof is leaking again. It looks like they can patch me through to the spring when I’ll have to replace … Continue reading

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