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Kentucky Tombstone Pudding




  1. Beat egg yolks in a medium saucepan until thick and lemon colored.
  2. Mix 1 cup sugar and flour, and beat into yolks. Add sherry and cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until thickened.
  3. Arrange cookies in a 9-inch square baking dish. Pour egg yolk mixture over cookies. Add cream of tartar and salt to egg whites beat until stiff, gradually adding 2 tablespoons sugar. Beat until sugar is dissolved. Pour egg whites over custard, spreading to edges of pan. Decorate top by placing almonds on end.
  4. Bake at 300 degrees F for 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
  5. Serve hot.

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Source: Jennifer Varney Sturm, Harlan, Harlan County, Kentucky


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