Old-fashioned Christmas desserts: Classic recipes from the C&H sugar private collection
When most gifts are going under the tree, here are two gems that will grace your table for the holidays — and other days during the year.
Hard sauce recipe (1950)
“Hard sauce” is essential to many desserts, and you’ll find it quote easy to make. Cream 1/3 cup butter until soft; add 1-1/2 cups powdered sugar. Stir until smooth and then add one tablespoon hot cream, one half teaspoon lemon extract, and one teaspoon vanilla, and beat two minutes. Chill. (Vintage hard sauce recipe from the Hartford Courant, Hartford, Connecticut – April 9, 1950)