Maids Of Honor Recipe


MethodMain Ingredient


 Beaten eggs2
 Dry sherry3 Tablespoon
 Sugar3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 All purpose flour4 Teaspoon
 Ground nutmeg1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Almonds3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), ground
 Rich pastry1
 Strawberry jam/Raspberry / plum jam2 Tablespoon (Adjust Quantity As Needed)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2425 Calories from Fat 1001

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 115 g177%

Saturated Fat 26.8 g134.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 423 mg

Sodium 1264.8 mg52.7%

Total Carbohydrates 317 g105.7%

Dietary Fiber 17.5 g70.1%

Sugars 174.5 g

Protein 43 g87%

Vitamin A 9.8% Vitamin C 8.6%

Calcium 36.3% Iron 49.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Mix eggs and sherry.
Combine sugar, flour, and nutmeg; stir into egg mixture.
Stir in almonds.
Roll Rich Pastry 1/8 inch thick and cut twenty-four 2 1/2-inch circles; fit into 1 3/4-inch muffin pans.
Spoon dot of jam into each shell; pour egg mixture atop.
Bake at 350° till wooden pick comes out clean, 23 to 25 minutes.
Rich Pastry: Stir together 1 cup all-purpose flour, 1 tablespoon sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon salt.
Cut in 1/4 cup butter till mixture resembles small peas.
Using 1/4 cup milk, sprinkle 1 tablespoon milk at a time over part of mixture.
Toss with fork; push to side of bowl.
Repeat sprinkling and tossing till all is moistened.
Form into ball.