Flour, soda, butter, sugar, milk, egg and prepared fruit (gooseberries, rhubarb etc) stirred together and steamed. Said by J.Salmon to be a specialty of Wiltshire.
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12 oz (340g) Self Raising flour
6 oz (170g) lard
3 oz (85g) white sugar
milk and water or water to mix
½ lb fruit as available (gooseberries, rhubarb etc)
Rub fat into flour, sugar and salt. Stir in the fruit with sweet spices (nutmeg etc) if liked. Mix with sufficient liquid to make fairly stiff mixture. Steam in a greased basin for 2½ to 3 hours. Serve with custard.
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