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The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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  • β…“ cup Irish moss
  • 1 quart milk
  • ΒΌ cup sugar
  • ΒΌ teaspoon salt
  • 1Β½ teaspoon vanilla, or other flavoring


Soak moss in cold water to cover. Let stand 15 minutes, drain and pick over. Put milk in double boiler, add moss, let cook 30 minutes. Add salt, strain; add sugar and flavoring; stir and strain again into individual moulds that have been dipped in cold water. Chill and turn on serving plate, and serve with cream and sugar or sliced bananas.

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