Fruit Pudding with Suet Crust

Preparation info

  • 6

    helpings
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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Ingredients

Method

Prepare the fruit and mix it with the sugar.

Sift the flour and baking-powder, add the suet and salt. Mix with sufficient water to make a soft, but firm, dough. Grease and line a basin (see below). Fill to the top with the fruit and sugar and add ¼ gill of cold water. Put on the top crust.

To boil: Cover with a wellfloured cloth and boil for 2½—3 hr.

To steam:<