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Sweet Egg Pies

Eggs
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Whole eggs boiled with minced apple, suet, currants and spices and "a spoonful or two of brandy, and sweet meats, if you please." (Moxon 1764)


Original Receipt in 'English Housewifry' by Elizabeth Moxon, 1764 (Moxon 1764)

108. To make EGG PIES.
Take and boil half a dozen eggs, half a dozen apples, a pound and a half of beef-suet, a pound of currans, and shred them, so season it with mace, nutmeg and sugar to your taste, a spoonful or two of brandy, and sweet meats, if you please.




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