The Iowa Homemaker

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Christmas Deserts

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What is Christmas without an old time plum pudding or a delicious fruit cake? Christmas brings a multitude of joys and among them are these . What would be a more appropriate gift than a small fruit cake decorated with a pastry poinsetta, or a plum pudding wrapped in Christmas paper, tied by red ribbon with a jaunty s·pray of holly caught in the bow and recipes for appropriate sauces slipped in the package? If made well in advance of the holiday seasons they ripen and mellow with age if kept closely covered in tin boxes, and may still be used many months and even years after they are prepared.



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