Old-fashioned frosted sandwich loaf recipe
This frosted sandwich loaf holds a surprise in every layer: curried egg salad, tomato, chicken salad, and deviled ham-pickle filling between slices of bread — frosted with a velvety smooth mixture of mayonnaise or salad dressing and cream cheese.
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Ham-Pickle Filling, below
Chicken Salad Filling, below
Curried Egg Filling, below
1 loaf (about 1 lb. 13 oz.) unsliced sandwich bread
Butter or margarine
2 tablespoons mayonnaise or salad dressing
2 packages (8 oz.) cream cheese
1/4 cups mayonnaise or salad dressing
2 tablespoons light cream
Prepare fillings; slice tomatoes; chill. Cut all crusts from bread with a sharp knife. Lay loaf on its side; cut into 5 even slices; spread 4 slices with soft butter or margarine.
Spread fillings on three slices; arrange tomatoes (halve slices if necessary) on the fourth slice; spread tomatoes with 2 tablespoons mayonnaise or salad dressing. Stack slices; top with the fifth slice of bread. Combine cream cheese, 14 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing, and cream. Blend until smooth. Spread mixture on tops and sides of loaf.
Chill thoroughly. Garnish with sieved, hard-cooked egg yolks, if desired.
Ham-pickle filling: Mix 3 cans (2-1/4 oz. ea.) deviled ham and 1/4 cup chopped sour pickle. Chicken Salad Filling: Mix 1/3 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing; 1 tsp. grated onion; 1 tsp. lemon juice; 1/2 tsp. salt; dash of pepper; 1 cup chopped cooked chicken; 1/3 cup chopped celery; and 3 tbs. finely chopped parsley.
Curried egg filling: Mix 1/4 cup of mayonnaise or salad dressing; 1 tsp. prepared mustard; 1 tsp. grated onion; 1/2 tsp. curry powder; 1/2 tsp. salt; dash of black pepper; and 3 hard-cooked eggs, finely chopped.
Makes 8 to 10 servings
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