19th Century: Castle Puddings

Preparation info
  • Makes


    small puddings in 7–8 cm 2¾–3¼ inch /mini) basins (moulds)
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Pride and Pudding: The History of British Puddings, Savoury and Sweet

By Regula Ysewijn

Published 2016

  • About

Steamed lemon or orange sponge puddings

Often known as ‘Sutherland puddings’, these are steamed sponge puddings made in smaller individual moulds and they can be flavoured with lemon, orange, orange flower water, mace or other flavourings. They should be served with either a wine sauce or a jam sauce, according to Mrs Acton and Mrs Byron, who both give recipes for these little puddings. Mrs Byron (May