This recipe is from Mrs Marshall’s ‘The Book of Ices’ published in 1885. The book is available to view in full on archive.org
The Dominion Cook Book (1899), here in the collection of Minden Hills Museum & Heritage Village has a similar recipe for ice cream.
This recipe is part of our Great Historic Bake Off series! Watch the video to see how it turned out!
The Historic Recipe:
"Take 1 pound of raspberries, 6 ounces of sugar, and the juice of a lemon; mix with one good pint of custard cream (nos. 1 to 5). Tammy, and colour with liquid carmine or cherry red (p. 63). Freeze and finish as for other ices."
‘The Book of Ices’ by Mrs Marshall (1885)
Directions for modern bake:
This recipe is part of our Great Historic Bake Off series. Watch the video for a full tutorial on how to make this recipe at home.