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A steamed sponge pudding flavoured with ginger (Mrs.B, etc)
Original Receipt in 'The Book of Household Management', 1861, edited by Isabella Beeton (See Mrs.B)
1281. INGREDIENTS:½ lb. of flour, ¼ lb. of suet, ¼ lb. of moist sugar, 2 large teaspoonfuls of grated ginger.
Mode: Shred the suet very fine, mix it with the flour, sugar, and ginger; stir all well together; butter a basin, and put the mixture in dry; tie a cloth over, and boil for 3 hours.
Time: 3 hours. Average cost: 6d.
Sufficient: for 5 or 6 persons.
Seasonable: at any time.
Hull Daily Mail - Friday 28 March 1919
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