Apple Tansey

from The Compleat Housewife: or, Accomplished
Gentlewoman's Companion
by E. Smith, published in London, 1754.


To make an Apple Tansey,
Take three pippins, slice them round in thin slices, and fry them with butter; then beat four eggs, with six spoonfuls of cream, a little rosewater, nutmeg, and sugar; stir them together, and pour it over the apples; let it fry a little, and turn it with a pye-plate. Garnish with lemon and sugar strew'd over it.

*Priscilla Carter's favorite dessert in Colonial Williamsburg's 1998 electronic field trip "A Day in the Life"

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