Two tablespoons chocolate, 1 cup powdered sugar, 1/2 cup butter, 2 tablespoons hot strong coffee, vanilla. Mix thoroughly and add cup chopped nuts. - E. McC.
White of 1 egg beaten to stiff froth, 2 tablespoonfuls of powdered sugar, 1/2 a glass of apricot and pineapple jam, 2 spoonfuls of orange marmalade, 1 cup seeded raisins and 6 English walnuts chopped together. - H. K. W.
Four apples grated, juice and rind of 1 lemon, 1 cup sugar, 1/2 cup water, flour to thicken (about a tablespoon-ful). Boil 20 minutes. - Mrs. W. B. C.
One cup sugar, 4 tablespoonfuls cold water; boil until it threads or about 2 minutes. Chop up 1/2 cup of raisins and 1/2 cup of walnuts; add to sugar and water and spread on cake - any flavoring. - Mrs. J. G. K.
One-half large cup grated, unsweetened chocolate, 1 cup milk, 1 cup sugar, yolks of 2 eggs, 2 teaspoons flour (or 3 yolks). Cook until it thickens; add 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla. - G. S.
One large slice of butter; wash in cold water to remove salt; add 1 cup of chocolate, 2 tablespoons of boiling water, 2 cups of powdered sugar, yolks of 3 eggs and white of 1 - drop into above without beating; 1 teaspoon vanilla. Beat well and spread between and over cake. - Mrs. G. B.
One cup milk, 1/2 cup cocoanut, 1/4 cup sugar. Boil and thicken with 1 tablespoon cornstarch dissolved in milk. Remove from fire and add the beaten whites of 2 eggs, flavor. - Mrs. R. W.
Two cups boiling water with a cupful of sugar dissolved; add a teaspoon of butter. Allow it to boil and dissolve sufficiently, then add 1 tablespoon of cornstarch; boiluntil right consistency. Remove from stove and add 1 well beaten egg. Allow it to cool and flavor accordingly. Very nice. - Mrs. W. A. B.
- One cup hot water; thicken with flour and let boil. Should be the consistency of thick starch. Cool. Cream 1 cup sugar, 3 large tablespoons butter, 2 beaten yolks of eggs; add 1 cup chopped nuts, 2 tablespoons chocolate. Then, a tea-spoonful at a time, beat in the cold flour mixture. Very good. - A. L. B.
One-half pound Smyrna figs, chopped, 1/2 pint water, 3/4 cup sugar. Boil till a jam. Add 2 or more teaspoons vanilla. - G. S.
Twenty cents' worth of marshmallows; pink or banana; clip in small pieces with scissors; pour over a little boiling frosting syrup, cream smooth and beat into frosting. Put in a little vanilla if white marshmallow is used. - G. S.
One slice butter 3/4-inch thick, work with a fork in cold water to remove the salt (or buy unsalted butter), drain off water, add 3/4 cup of bar sugar, cream well; add slowly 4 tablespoons strong black coffee, 2 tablespoons powdered chocolate, beaten yolks of 2 eggs.