Time: 3/4 hour.

Sufficient for 5 or 6 persons.

Seasonable at any time.

  1. 1-1/4 pint of milk
  2. 4 tablespoonfuls of flour
  3. 2 oz. of butter
  4. 4 eggs
  5. a little salt
  • Mix the flour with a small quantity of cold milk
  • Make the remainder hot
  • Pour it on to the flour, keeping the mixture well stirred
  • Add the butter, eggs, and salt
  • Beat the whole well
  • Put the pudding into a buttered pie-dish
  • Bake for 3/4 hour, and serve with sweet sauce, wine sauce, or stewed fruit

  • Baked in small cups, this makes very pretty little puddings, and should be eaten with the same accompaniments as above.

    Source: The Book of Household Management by Isabella Beeton (1859)

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