Time: 2 hours.

Sufficient for 4 or 5 persons.

Seasonable at any time.

  1. The weight of 3 eggs in sugar
  2. The weight of 3 eggs in butter
  3. the weight of 2 eggs in flour
  4. the rind of 1 small lemon
  5. 3 eggs
  • Melt the butter to a liquid state, but do not allow it to oil
  • Stir to this the sugar and finely-minced lemon-peel
  • Gradually dredge in the flour, keeping the mixture well stirred
  • Whisk the eggs
  • Add these to the pudding
  • Beat all the ingredients until thoroughly blended
  • Put them into a buttered mould or basin
  • Boil for 2 hours
  • Serve with sweet sauce

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

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