BUDGET STRETCHERS (13)
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|MAID OF HONOR TARTS|
jam, (strawberry or your choice) amount as needed
1/2 c. butter
1/2 c. sugar
1 egg, beaten
1/2 c. flour
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. almond extract
Mix all ingredients together, except jam. Drop 1/2 teaspoonful jam in tart pan and cover with a good Tablespoon of the ingredient mixture.
Bake at 400°F for 20 minutes. Frost with White Frosting or your personal choice.
3 tbsp. shortening
1/2 tsp. vanilla, (almond extract may be used instead)
Few grains salt
2 c. sifted confectioners sugar
2 to 2 1/2 tbsp. warm cream or milk
1 egg yolk, (for extra richness, if desired)
Cream shortening; beat in vanilla and salt, alternately with warm cream or milk. Beat until smooth and of-spreading consistency. Add more confectioners sugar or milk, if necessary. An egg yolk may be added for extra richness. This frosts 1 1/2 dozen medium-size cupcakes or 24 to 30 tarts or an 8-inch or 9-inch square cake or pan of squares.
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