To Make My owne Chees Cakes

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Title

To Make My owne Chees Cakes

Date

1694/1795

Description

A recipe to make cheese cake.

Transcript

To Make My owne Chees Cakes

[inserted left margin: 30i] For ye Curd, take a Galen wanting a pinte [inserted above: of milk] which must be swete Creame put in your runet[rennet]. when it is Come streane [strain] ye whey from it yn put in a -- bole, put to it a qr[quarter] of a pounde of fresh buter yn put [inserted above: it] threw a hare Seve which done put to it 4 eggs 3 or 4 spoonefuls of creame some mace & -- Cloves & nutmeg 3 qrters of a pound of Corons 4 or 5 spoonefuls of sack, yn for ye crust take a Pound of fine flowre 3 qrters of a pound of buter rub it very well in to your Floure yn put in [text loss] Eggs Take out one white as much Faire water [text loss] will make it up in to a thick paist which role [text loss] a Moderate thicknes, buter your Tin[crossed out:s]s & put [text loss] your paist yn fill ym puting on ye tops of the[text loss] half a Dosen thin peces of Buter to ceep ym from browning, Back ym as Paile to be Enough as you can [text loss].

Contributor

Ochsner, Elizabeth
Gerber, Steven
Le, Vincent

Source

Elizabeth Fairfax cookbook, Collection #C0202, Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

Publisher

George Mason University Libraries

Rights

Public domain. There are no known restrictions.

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