This vintage page, titled Jellies, Creams and Sweet Dishes, from Mrs. Beeton’s Book of Household Management, circa 1888, illustrates 16 beautifully detailed and delicious looking desserts, including: Jelly of 2 Colours, Macedoine of Fruits with Jelly, Lemon Cream, Victoria Sandwiches, Meringues, Grape Jelly, Trifle, Chocolate Cream, Iced Oranges, Stewed Pears, Tipsy Cake, Rout Cakes, Crystalized Fruits, Nougat Almond Cake, Apples a la Parisienne and Blanc Mange a la Vanille.
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Joyce White says
Do you have a date for this color plate?
Julie J says
I scanned the plate from Mrs. Beeton’s Book of Household Management, which was published in approximately 1888. That’s the only date I have to go by.