Steamed Cranberry Pudding

1 cupful milk

2 eggs

1 teaspoonful salt

3/4 cupful sugar

1 cupful cranberries

3 tablespoonfuls melted butter or oleomargarine

About 3 cupfuls ground entire wheat bread crumbs

Beat the eggs with the salt and sugar, add the milk and butter, and stir in the cranberries with enough crumbs to make a drop batter. Steam an hour, and serve hot, with cranberry pudding sauce.

Steamed Blueberry Pudding

1 1/2 tablespoonfuls lard 1 cupful granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoonful orange flavoring 1 egg

I cupful milk 3 cupfuls flour 1 cupful blueberries 3 teaspoonfuls baking powder

Cream the lard, beat in the sugar and egg and add the flavoring. Sift together the flour and baking powder, add the blueberries, and add alternately with the milk to the first mixture. Pour into a well-oiled pudding mould and steam three hours. Serve with fruit, hard, or lemon sauce.

Snow Puffs

4 tablespoonfuls butter or drippings 1/2 cupful sugar 4 tablespoonfuls milk 1/2 teaspoonful orange extract

1 cupful flour

1 3/4 teaspoonfuls baking powder 2 egg whites

Cream the butter, beat in the sugar and mix and sift the baking powder with the flour. Add the flavoring and, alternately, the flour mixture with the milk. Lastly, fold in the egg whites, whipped dry. Turn into well-oiled moulds or custard cups and steam thirty-five minutes. Serve with any preserved fruit sauce and whipped cream, if convenient.

Steamed Chocolate Puffs

1 egg

6 tablespoonfuls sugar

Few grains salt 1/4 teaspoonful cinnamon 1 1/2 teaspoonfuls baking powder

2 squares (ounces) chocolate (melted)

3 tablespoonfuls melted butter or oleomargarine

1/4 cupful milk 1 cupful flour

Separate the eggs, beat the yolks, and whip the sugar, salt and cinnamon into them. Add the chocolate and, gradually, the milk and the flour mixed and sifted with the baking powder. Lastly, fold in the egg whites, beaten stiff. Turn into well-oiled custard cups or moulds and steam thirty-five minutes. If cooked in a large mould, this must be steamed an hour. Serve with hard or foamy sauce.

Steamed Cranberry Puffs

3/4 tablespoonful lard 1/2 cupful granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoonful orange flavoring 1 egg

1/2 cupful milk 1 3/4 cupfuls flour 1 cupful cranberries 3 teaspoonfuls baking powder

Cream the lard, beat in the sugar and flavoring, and mix together the flour, baking powder and cranberries. Add the latter alternately with the milk to the first mixture; turn into well-oiled custard cups and steam for thirty-five minutes. Serve with a sweet orange sauce.

Steamed Blackberry Or Blueberry Puffs

Substitute blackberries or blueberries for the cranberries in the preceding recipe.