3 citrus cookie recipes with lemon & orange (1912)

Original publication: The San Francisco Call Date: October 27, 1912
Categories: 1910s, Dessert recipes
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Lemon cookie recipes

Ingredients: Six cups of sifted pastry flour, three rounding teaspoons of baking powder, two cups of granulated sugar, one cup of butter, one third cup of milk, three eggs, the grated rind and juice of one lemon.

Sift flour, then measure; add baking powder and sift three times; set aside; cream butter and sugar thoroughly, then add the well-beaten eggs, then juice and rind of lemon then flour and milk. Turn out on a well-floured board, roll thin, cut and bake light brown in a hot oven.

Orange cookie recipes

Ingredients: Three cups of sifted pastry flour, one and a half teaspoons of baking powder, one cup of sugar, three-fourths of a cup of butter, grated rind and juice of one orange, two eggs beaten separately.

Sift flour once, then measure. Add baking powder and sift three times and set aside; cream butter and sugar, add well beaten eggs, then add orange juice, then flour. Turn out on a well-floured board, roll thin and bake in quick oven.

Marble cookies: Orange and chocolate

Ingredients: Three and a half cups of sifted pastry flour, one and a half rounding teaspoons of baking powder, one cup of granulated sugar, three-fourths of a cup of butter, two eggs beaten separately, pinch of salt.

Separate dough and put half into one bowl. To one-half, add rind of one orange and juice of half an orange; to the other half, add two ounces of melted chocolate. Save one-fourth cup of flour in the sifter to add to white dough after orange juice has been added.

Place the dark dough on top of light dough and roll together very thin, and cut and bake in a quick oven.


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Source publication: The San Francisco Call

Publication date: October 27, 1912


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