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Cold Pudding


Lemon custard poured over raisins and cake pieces in a mould, boiled 1 hour and served cold (Mrs.B)

Original Receipt in 'The Book of Household Management', 1861, edited by Isabella Beeton (See Mrs.B)

1262. INGREDIENTS: 4 eggs, 1 pint of milk, sugar to taste, a little grated lemon-rind, 2 oz. of raisins, 4 tablespoonfuls of marmalade, a few slices of sponge cake.
Mode: Sweeten the milk with lump sugar, add a little grated lemon-rind, and stir to this the eggs, which should be well whisked; line a buttered mould with the raisins, stoned and cut in half; spread the slices of cake with the marmalade, and place them in the mould; then pour in the custard, tie the pudding down with paper and a cloth, and boil gently for 1 hour: when cold, turn it out, and serve.
Time: 1 hour. Average cost: 1s. 1d.
Sufficient: for 5 or 6 persons.
Seasonable: at any time.

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