Here is a picture of Betty modeling her first garment.
I have sewn on the neck band and basted the turnunder. Then I will sew the band down to the inside with tiny stitches, then topstitch in a double row because I don’t have a serger or coverstitch machine. So, not much sewing is going on, but at least some sewing is happening. Slowly.
Next, another old timey recipe from Grandma G.
Chocolate Cake Dessert Serves 12
Grease a 13 x 9 x 2″ pan.
Pour into pan 1 cup Brown Sugar, 1/2 cup cocoa and 2 cups water. Scatter 1 1/4 cups small marshmallows over this. Spoon 1 pkg chocolate cake (mixed) over this. Sprinkle 1 cup nuts on top.
Bake in 325 degree oven for 45 to 55 minutes.
Serve whipped cream or ice cream on top.
This recipe is puzzling in many ways. I take it from the last item that GG used a 13x9x2″ Pyrex dish to make this dessert. I would have thought that the cake mix would be dry since there are 2 cups of water in the bottom of the pan, but it says ‘(mixed)’ which must mean the cake mix is prepared and is a batter, so maybe the sugar, cocoa and water mix with the marshmallows to form a sauce. If so, it sounds delicious. A hot fudge sort of cake.
I like the cute recipe card, too. Looks like it dates from the late 50’s to early 60’s.