Cornstarch or Blanc Mange
1 1/2 cps milk
1/2 cp milk (additional)
3 tbsp cornstarch
3 tbsp sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla
cream and sugar
1 or 2 cps grated coconut
1 - In a double boiler scald 1 1/2 cps milk, and stir gradually into it 1/2 cp cold milk with which
have been mixed 3 tbsp cornstarch and 3 tbsp sugar.
2 - Let it all cook over direct heat until it becomes smooth and thick, stirring withoutm pause..
3 - Coveer and cook for 45 minutes in a double boiler.
4 - Just before removing from the fire, stir in 1/2 tsp vanilla and a little salt.
5 - After pouring into molds which have been wet with cold water, let it stand in a cool place
until firmly set.
6 - Before serving turn out from mold
7 - Serve with cream and sugar or fruit sauce
8 - Cornstarch blanc mange may be varied by stirring in 1 or 2 cps grated coconut before the blanc
mange begins to set.
9 - Or fruit may be substituted, for instance, raspberries or chopped cherries or pineapple.