Potato Pie recipe from 1868

This recipe is from ‘The Dominion Home Cook Book’. A Canadian cookbook printed in 1868. Source: www.canadiana.ca

The historic Recipe

Potato Pudding. –

Boil and mash some potatoes, mix them with some currants, sugar, and cinnamon, three or four eggs well beaten, some cream, enough to make it a thin mash, line your dish with puff paste, bake it brown in a brisk oven, not too much, strew white sugar over it when sent to table.

– The Dominion Home Cook Book, 1868

Our Bake

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  • 1/3 cup cream
  • 2 potatoes (mashed)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup raisins

Put in a puff pastry crust and bake at 400° F until brown

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