Banana Snow

3 bananas

1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/2 cup powdered sugar

1 egg white 1/2 cup whipping cream

Peel bananas, scrape surface carefully to remove cellulose, and cut in small pieces; add lemon juice and powdered sugar. Let stand 1/2 hour in a cool place and then mash with a wooden spoon. Add white of egg unbeaten and beat until light and fluffy. Fold in the whipped cream. Serve cold. Serves 6 to 8.

Apricot Whip

1 cup stewed apricots 3/4 cup sugar

2 egg whites

Beat egg whites very light, add sugar gradually, then add the apricots which have been stewed until very tender. Beat thoroughly, then chill for serving. Serves 8 to 10.

Puff Pudding

2 tablespoons butter

3 tablespoons flour 1 cup milk

4 eggs

4 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt

Prepare a white sauce with the butter, flour, and milk. Separate the eggs, beat the yolks well, add the sugar, salt and hot white sauce. When cool, cut and fold in the well-beaten whites, turn into a buttered baking dish, and bake slowly 25 to 30 minutes in a moderate oven. Serve with a fruit sauce. Serves 6.

Prune Tapioca

1/2 pound stewed prunes

(1 1/2 cups)

1 cup tapioca 3 cups cold water

3 cups boiling water 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup sugar

1 lemon, juice

Soak the tapioca in cold water 1 hour. Drain. Add the boiling water, salt, and sugar, and cook in double boiler till tapioca is transparent. Add the lemon juice.

Stone the prunes and cut in halves, arrange on a buttered baking dish, pour the tapioca over them, and bake in a moderate oven 30 minutes. Serve hot or cold with cream or custard sauce. Serves 8 to 10.

Apricot Tapioca

Substitute stewed dried apricots for prunes in the recipe for prune tapioca.

Apple Tapioca

Substitute 3 cups sliced apple for prunes in the recipe for prune tapioca.

Lemon Tapioca

Omit prunes from the recipe for prune tapioca and use juice of 3 lemons, and 1 cup sugar. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Chill.

Pineapple Tapioca

Substitute 1/2 cups shredded pineapple for prunes in the recipe for prune tapioca. Stir until well combined. Chill.

Tapioca and Corn Meal Pudding

1 quart boiling water 1/2 cup corn meal 1 cup cold milk 4 tablespoons tapioca 1 cup cold water 1/4 cup butter 1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup molasses

1/2 cup raisins 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ginger

1 teaspoon cinnamon

2 eggs

Mix cold milk with the corn meal, add the boiling water, put in a double boiler and cook 1/2 hour. Then add the tapioca which has been softened in the cold water, the butter, sugar, molasses, raisins, salt, and spices. Beat eggs well, add the corn meal mixture, and pour into a buttered baking dish. Bake in a moderate oven one to one and one-half hours. Serve with hard sauce or vanilla. Serves 10 to 12.