April 17th – Fruit Balls

1 Cup = 1/2 US Pint = 0.42 UK pints 8.4 fl.oz = 237ml
1 Quart = 2 US Pints = 1.66 UK Pints = 33.2 fl.oz = 947ml
1 US tsp = 0.83 UK tsp
1 US tblsp = 0.83 UK tblsp
1 US Ib = 1.2 UK lb = 19.2 oz = 454g

2 oz finely chopped suet
4 oz breadcrumbs
1 or 2 egg whites
1/2 cup chopped raisins
1/2 cup currants
citron pieces

Take the suet and add the breadcrumbs. Add the white of an egg. If the mixture is not moist enough, add another egg white.

Add the fruit and mould the moist mixture into balls the size of walnuts.

Drop the balls into a pan of boiling water. When they float to the surface, remove with a slotted spoon and dry.

Serve with a brandy sauce, made from the yolks of the eggs.