The name given to the tight trousers worn by some Regency gentlemen, such as the notorious Beau Brummell and his ‘dandy’ followers, as they showed off their leg muscles.
1/2 lb of apple pulp, 1/4 lb of sugar, 1/4 lb of butter, 4 eggs, the rind and juice of 1 lemon.
Pare, core, and boil sufficient apples to make 1/2 lb when cooked; add to these the sugar, the butter, which should be melted, the eggs, leaving out 2 of the whites, and the grated rind and juice of 1 lemon; stir the mixture well; line some patty tins with puff pastry, put in the mixture and bake about 20 minutes. Makes 18-20 cheesecakes. Mrs Beeton