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Puddings and Sweet Deserts

Lemon-flavoured suet-and-breadcrumb pudding, served with lemon sauce (Mrs.B, etc)

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

1308. INGREDIENTS:½ lb. of suet,½ lb. of bread crumbs,½ lb. of moist sugar, the rind and juice of 1 large lemon.
Mode: Chop the suet finely, mix it with the bread crumbs and sugar, and mince the lemon-rind and strain the juice; stir these into the other ingredients, mix well, and put the mixture into small buttered cups, and bake for rather more than ½ hour; turn them out on the dish, and serve with lemon-sauce. The above ingredients may be made into small balls, and boiled for about½ hour; they should then be served with the same sauce as when baked.
Time: Rather more than½ hour.
Average cost: 9d.
Sufficient: to fill 6 or 7 moderate-sized cups.
Seasonable: at any time.

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