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Lady Mary Lowther's Pudding


Custard of water, wine, sugar, salt, lemon, butter, flour and egg, baked in cups (Walsh 1859).

Mary Lowther (1785-1862) was a noted society dame, painter and poet.

Original Receipt from 'The English Cookery Book' edited by JH Walsh Walsh 1859;

Lady Mary Lowther's Pudding.
952. Mix half a pint of water, four spoonfuls of wine, a little sugar and salt, the rind and half the juice of one lemon, and a quarter of a pound of butter; put these on the fire till dissolved; when nearly cold, add a quarter of a pound of flour, and mix thoroughly. When quite cold, add three eggs very well beaten, again put all on the fire, and then bake them in cups.

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