Sussex Pond Pudding

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English Provincial Cooking

By Elisabeth Ayrton

Published 1980

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This is the best of all suet puddings. There are Kentish recipes, using sugar and butter and omitting the lemon; a Hampshire recipe, substituting an orange (which becomes rather bitter with cooking) and another which has a handful of soaked raisins squeezed together with the butter moulded round it. They are all good but the lemon is the best. None of the others is called “pond” pudding, although the butter and sugar also forms a pond on the dish when it is cut. There seems to be no North o