Recipe: Orange Betty

Pare and cut into dice three oranges. Place in a bowl and add

  • One and one-half cups of fine bread crumbs,
  • One cup of boiling water.
  • Mix, let cool, and then add
  • One well-beaten egg,
  • Three-quarters cup of milk,
  • Three tablespoons of shortening,
  • One-half cup of syrup,
  • One-half cup of sugar,
  • Three teaspoons of baking powder,
  • Six tablespoons of flour.

Mix thoroughly and then pour into either individual custard cups or into a PUDDING mould and set in a pan of hot water. If the Betty is put in custard cups, grease them well and bake for forty minutes in a moderate oven. If put into a mould, bake for one hour.

Foods That Will Win The War And How To Cook Them (Year 1918)
by C. Houston Goudiss and Alberta M. Goudiss