Scald rind of one lemon in 1 quart of milk, ¾ pint sugar, juice of 3 lemons, let stand over night (not necessary but better). Add milk when ready to freeze. No different if it curdle.
Stew 1 pound of prunes and pick fine, stir well with chopped nuts, add the well beaten whites of 4 eggs, 1½ cups granulated sugar. Bake in slow oven and serve with whipped cream.
Squeeze enough fruit in a fruit press to make a pint of juice, add a pint each of water and sugar, pour the whole boiling hot on the whites of 3 eggs, beaten to a stiff froth and whip the mixture thoroughly, when cool freeze in the usual manner. Red raspberry and currant make a fine flavor.
Stew cherries, cranberries or raspberries, strain off the juice and sweeten it; let boil in a bath and stir in corn starch wet in cold water, 2 tablespoons starch for one pint juice, stir until cooked, mould, cool and eat with cream and sugar.
Grate finely flavored apples, make them very sweet and freeze. Pears, peaches or quinces grated fine, or stewed and run through a seive, then sweetened very sweet and frozen, are fine.
One box gelatine dissolved in one quart hot milk strain and add 2 pounds sugar, yolk of 6 eggs well beaten, heat eggs, gelatine and sugar until eggs are cooked. Add 2 quarts cold milk, 1 quart sweet cream, whites of six eggs well beaten, flavor and freeze.
One cup sugar, juice of 2 lemons, put in double boiler and heat yolk of 6 eggs, cooked with eggs and sugar. Beat whites and put in slowly, then add 1 cup walnuts; put in sherbet glasses and set to cool. Enough to serve ten. Put whole half nut on top of each dish.
One cup hickorynut meats, 2 oranges, 2 bananas, 1 can pineapple, cut in small pieces, fill sherbet cups half full with fruit, adding sugar to taste; fill with whipped cream. Delicious.
One box gelatine, pour on 1½ quarts cold water, let this heat until it dissolves; 1 can pine apples, turn off the juice, add l½ cups sugar, add to gelatine, heat, set away to cool, chop pineapple fine, 1½ cups of any kind of nuts chopped fine, 1 pint whipped sweet cream, add gelatine when it begins to set. Take silver fork and mix nuts, cream and gelatine together. Keep in cool place, it will last several days.
Three quarts milk, heat boiling hot, ½ cup flour stirred to a paste, 1½ cups sugar, pinch salt, after adding flour cook a few minutes, then strain and set away to cool; when cool add 1 pint cream and flavor with lemon and vanilla. Freeze.
Make a syrup by boiling 2 cups sugar, 1 cup water ten minutes, add one cup strong tea, 1 pint cherry juice, 1 pint strawberry juice, juice of 5 lemons, juice of 5 oranges, 1 can grated pineapple; let stand 20 minutes, strain turn into a punch bowl over a piece of ice; add ½ pint candied cherries, \½ gallons water. This will serve 50 or 60 people.