Boiled florets, cream with egg, spices and orange-water poured over, baked. Sugar, sack and butter for sauce.
Original Receipt in 'English Housewifry' by Elizabeth Moxon, 1764 (Moxon 1764)
391. To make a COLLIFLOWER PUDDING.
Boil the flowers in milk, take the tops and lay then in a dish, then take three jills of cream, the yolks of eight eggs, and the whites of two, season it with nutmeg, cinnamon, mace, sugar, sack or orange-flower water, beat all well together, then pour it over the colliflower, put it into the oven, bake it as you would a custard, and grate sugar over it when it comes from the oven.
Take sugar, sack and butter for sauce.
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