Of course this lovely pudding is not my invented recipe – it was given to me by an American girl when I was very young and had not even begun to cook yet, but I was already rather greedy and it was one of my first experiments in cooking. The American girl did it without the fruit on top but I think it makes it more delicious and much more exciting looking with the shiny fresh fruit.
Crumble digestive biscuits either in a liquidiser or by hand and mix with about a heaped tablespoon of brown sugar and the melted butter. Put the mixture into an
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