12 large crabs
1 cp cream
2 tbsp flour
1/4 tsp mace
1 tbsp butter
1 tsp minced parsley
1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
4 harde cooked egg yolks, mashed
salt and pepper
1 - Cover crabs with boiling water and boil for 30 minutes.
2 - Drain off the water, break off all the claws, separate the shells and remove the spongey fingers and the stomach which is found under the head.
3 - Pick out all the meat and set aside.
4 - Clean the upper shells of the crabs thoroughly.
5 - Melt the butter and add the flour and blend.
6 - Stir in cream and cook until mixture thickens, stirring constantly.
7 - Add the parsley, the mashed egg yolks, seasonings and crab meat.
8 - Fill the shells with this mixture and cover with bread crumbs.
9 - Bake in a moderate oven (350 degrees F.) for 10 minutes or put in a frying basket and plunge into hot fat until goklden brown.