Walnut And Date Dainty

2 eggs

1 cup sugar

Pinch of salt

1 tablespoon sifted flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 cup walnut meats

1 teaspoon lemon extract

1 cup chopped dates

Marshmallows to decorate

Beat the eggs with the sugar and salt for five minutes; add the flour mixed with the baking powder, the nuts, flavoring and dates. Mix well and bake in individual dishes in a moderate oven until firm. Decorate with marshmallows and serve with cream or custard sauce.

Cream Puffs

1 cup hot water Pinch of salt

cup butter 1 cup flour

3 eggs

Boil the water, butter and salt; stir in the dry flour while it is boiling and stir quickly until the mass thickens. Stand aside to cool and when cool add the eggs, unbeaten, and stir them in thoroughly. Drop the mixture by tablespoons on buttered tins and bake for about twenty minutes in a quick oven. When cool cut open with a sharp knife and fill with cream.

To make eclairs spread the batter in long ovals and when done cover with plain or chocolate frosting.

Cream For Puffs

1 cup milk 1 egg

cup sugar 3 tablespoons flour

1 teaspoon vanilla

Put the milk on to boil in a double boiler. Beat the egg with the sugar; add the flour; stir all into the boiling milk. Stir over the fire until the mixture thickens; when cool add the vanilla.