Sieve the flour, mixed spice and salt into a mixing basin. Add the breadcrumbs, suet, dried fruit, mixed peel, grated apple and sugar and mix well. Stir in the grated lemon rind and strained juice, lightly mixed egg, treacle and enough milk to mix to a medium-soft consistency.
Spoon into a well-buttered
Allow the pudding to cool, remove the damp papers and pour over
On Christmas morning, re-cover with buttered paper and steam briskly for 2 hours.