This is Mary Bradley Smith, the first of 30 original ladies.
The glamorous Mrs. Smith lives with her husband and two children in Montpelier, Louisiana. Her profession is that of a licensed real estate agent. She is an avid bridge player and, as if that were not enough, her garden is admired far and wide for her prized camellias. Mrs Smith shares her favorite recipe with us today, which is 7-Minute "Plain Jane" Prune Whip with Saucey Custard Topping.
Mrs. Smith says, "You can make this Plain Jane dessert just like a 7-minute frosting. Simple, and very good!"
7-Minute "Plain Jane" Prune Whip
Egg Whites: 3
Sugar: ½ cup
Lemon Juice: 2 tablespoons
Prune Juice: 3 tablespoons
Grated Lemon Peel (with few grains of salt): 1 teaspoon
Cooked Prunes: ½ cup
Combine all ingredients except prunes in top of double broiler. Cook, beating constantly with rotary or electric beater, until mixture forms peaks, about 7 minutes. Fold in chopped prunes. Chill. Serve with this saucey topping:
Saucey Custard Topping
Combine 3 slightly beaten egg yolks, 3 tablespoons sugar, few grains salt. Gradually stir in 1 ½ cups milk, scalded. Cook in double boiler over hot, not boiling, water until mixture coats spoon, stirring constantly. Add ½ teaspoon vanilla. Chill rapidly. 6 servings.
Thanks Mrs. Smith! I hope our readers know what a double broiler is!