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Lennox & Addington County Recipes

Arrow Root Squares by Rita Miller – “Island” Treasures Cook Book

Cookbook Published by: St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church Women, Amherst Island, Ontario


Island Treasures Cook Book Cover

  • 30 Arrowroot Biscuits
  • 2 eggs Beaten
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 4 tbsp. cocoa
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 tsp. salt



  • Step 1 Combine 2 eggs, brown sugar, butter and cocoa and cook until thick in saucepan.
  • Step 2 Remove from heat and added Arrowroots broken in bits (not too small) and ½ cup walnuts.
  • Step 3 Pack down in 8 x 10 inch pan and put in refrigerator.
  • Step 4 Ice with chocolate butter icing and cut into squares.

Rhubarb Relish from “The Taste of the Macpherson House”

A sweet tart relish goes well with Pork or roasted meats



2 cups Vinegar
8 cups rhubarb, cubed
8 cups brown sugar
4 cups onions, diced
1 tsp. cinnamon, ground cloves, allspice
1/2 tsp. red peppers flakes
1/2 tsp. salt


A Taste of the Macpherson House CookbookDirections

Step 1 In a large pot, bring vinegar to a boil.
Step 2 Add rhubarb, onions and sugar. Simmer covered, for 10 minutes.
Step 3 Add cloves, cinnamon, allspice, red pepper, and salt. Simmer another 10  minutes.
Step 4 Pour into sterilized jars and seal.







Berry Cake – “Favourite Recipes 1959”

Beulah United Church,

Floating Bridge, RR3 Collins Bay, Contributed by Annie Clement

Basket of berries

1 cups granulated sugar
2 eggs
2 Tbsp. sour milk (1 cup milk add 1Tbsp of lemon juice or vinegar as an alternative.  Let sit 5 minutes.) Remaining sour milk can be use in quickbread recipes, spice cakes, soda breads and to marinate Chicken.
1/2 cup butter
1 cup Berries (strawberry, raspberry, blackberry)
2 cup flour
1 tsp. soda



Step 1 Cream butter and sugar together, add eggs and beat well.
Step 2 Sift flour and soda and add alternately with sour milk.Favourite Recipes - Beulah United Church Cookbook
Step 3 Fold in berries.
Step 4 Bake at 375 degrees 30-35 minutes or until done.