01 December, 2010

Christmas Ice Rings | The Good Housekeeping Cookbook (1963 Edition)


Holly-Wreath Ice Ring
In 1/4-inch of water in a 5-cup ring mold, arrange whole fresh cranberries and lime rind cut to resemble a bow. Freeze firm. Fill to top with water; freeze again. Unmold as below.
Christmas Wreath
Wash excess color from 13 red and 13 green maraschino cherries. Arrange cherries, alternating colors, in bottom of 1-1/4-quart ring mold. Pour on just enough boiling water to cover cherries; freeze solid. Fill to top with col boiled water; freeze solid. Unmold as below.
Unmold Ice Rings
Dip pan in hot water until block slips out easily. Float in punch bowl.



These tips are from The Good Housekeeping Cookbook Edited by Dorothy B Marsh (Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc, 1963), 687.

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