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Woolworth's Custard Pie

Woolworth's Custard Pie
for six pies

Sugar			15 oz
Eggs			1 lb 4 oz (1 dozen)
Salt			1 oz
Nutmeg			1/2 tsp
Cornstarch		1 1/2 oz
Milk			1 pint
Milk			2 1/2 quarts
Vanilla			1 oz
Unbaked pie shells	6


Mix together sugar, eggs, salt, and nutmeg. Do not beat. Stir
until thoroughly incorporated

Suspend cornstarch in 1 pint milk. Heat to 155 F. DO NOT BOIL. 
Add slowly to above mixture, stirring thoroughly.

Add vanilla and mix into 2 1/2 quarts milk, stirring easily. 
Place in refrigerator and allow to stand 2 to 4 hours. DO NOT STIR.
Skim foam from top, if any has formed, and fill unbaked shells with
1 lb 4 ozs of mixture. There may be sediment in bottom of bowl. Do 
not use, as this will settle to bottom of crust when baking and form 
a thin film, making crust soggy. Bake at 450 for 30 minutes.

Woolworth's Coconut Pie

Woolworth's Coconut Pie
for six pies

Sugar			15 oz
Eggs			1 lb 4 oz (1 dozen)
Salt			1 oz
Nutmeg			1/2 tsp
Cornstarch		1 1/2 oz
Milk			1 pint
Milk			2 1/2 quarts
Vanilla			1 oz
Unbaked pie shells	6
Coconut (long shred)	9 ozs

Mix together sugar, eggs, salt, and nutmeg. Do not beat. Stir
until thoroughly incorporated

Suspend cornstarch in 1 pint milk. Heat to 155 F. DO NOT BOIL. 
Add slowly to above mixture, stirring thoroughly.

Add vanilla and mix into 2 1/2 quarts milk, stirring easily. 
Place in refrigerator and allow to stand 2 to 4 hours. DO NOT STIR.
Skim foam from top, if any has formed, and fill unbaked shells.
There may be sediment in bottom of bowl. Do not use, as this will
settle to bottom of crust when baking and form a thin film, making
crust soggy.

Place 1 1/2 oz of coconut in each pie shell and fill with 1 lb 4 oz
of mixture. Bake at 450 for 30 minutes.

Woolworth's Date Nut Cake

Woolworth's Date Nut Cake
For 15 12 oz cakes or 11 16 oz cakes.

Pitted dates		2 lbs 8 oz
Hot Water (100)	2 lb  8 oz

Place dates in mixing bowl. Add water. Mix on low speed until dates
are broken up, but not mushy - about 3 minutes.

Sugar			2 lbs 8 oz
Salt			3/4 oz
Baking Powder		3/4 oz
Baking soda		3/4 oz

Add and continue to mix on low speed - about 1 minute. Scrape.

Voltex shortening	12 oz
Imit. vanilla Ext.	1/2 oz

Combine. Add to above and mix about 1 1/2 minutes. Scrape.

Patent flour (cake)	2 lb 8 oz

Add and mix about 1 minute.

Pecan or walnut pcs.	1 lb 4 oz.

Use greased #2S oval cake pan for 12 oz size. Fill with 12 oz batter. 
Bake at 350 40 to 45 mins. on wire screen to prevent bottom from burning.
Use greased 8 x 4 x 1 1/2 loaf pan for 1 lb size. Fill with 1 lb batter.
Bake at 350 40 to 45 mins. on wire screen to prevent bottom from burning.

Can be served plain or iced with 1/2 oz icing. See icings method sheet 
#13 for icing.

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