Gooseberry Stirabout

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      45 min

Appears in
The Times Cookery Book

By Katie Stewart

Published 1974

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  • 4 oz (100 g) plain flour
  • pinch salt
  • 2


This is an old-fashioned batter pudding, nicest made with fresh green gooseberries, but it can also be prepared with chopped fresh rhubarb.

Sift the flour and salt into a mixing basin and hollow out the centre. Blend the egg yolks with the milk, placing the whites together in a separate basin. Add half the milk and egg mixture to the flour and, with a wooden spoon, stir the liquid gradu