Corn Flour Blanc-Mange, Brown & Polson’s English Mold
Antique Brown & Polson’s Corn Flour Blanc-Mange pudding mold. This antique stoneware mold has a recipe for corn flour Blanc- Mange from Brown & Polson’s on one side. “Blanc-mange” is a sweet desert commonly made with milk or cream and sugar thickened with gelatin, or as in this recipe cornstarch, and often sweetened and flavored with almonds or jelly. It is usually set in a mold and turned up-side down and released onto a serving dish. John Polson was a famous cornflour manufacturer. Born in Paisley in 1825. John Polson Jr. was responsible for the breakthrough in discovering how to make maize into a foodstuff.
H 4.5 in. x W 6.5 in. x D 4.75 in.
H 11.43 cm x W 16.51 cm x D 12.07 cm