Thursday, April 28, 2011

Date Whip - 1930

1 cup stoned and chopped dates
3 egg whites

1/3 cup sugar

1 Tablespoon lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon salt

Cook dates in boiling water until tender. Press through a sieve. Beat egg whites until stiff. Add sugar, lemon juice, and salt. Carefully fold in the date pulp. Pile lightly on a buttered dish and bake 30 minutes in a moderate oven. Serve with soft custard or whipped cream.

Source: Come Into the Kitchen, Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Company, 1930

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