24th March – Boston Plum Pudding

1 1/2 lbs Raisins

1 Standard loaf of Bread

1 Nutmeg

1Tablespoon each of Ginger, Ground Cinnamon, Ground Cloves

1 1/2 Pints of Milk

3 Eggs

Caster Sugar to Taste

Butter

 

Cut your Bread loaf into thin slices and butter thickly. Butter the bottom and sides of an oven dish and line the bottom with some of the Bread. Mix the Spices together and sprinkle some on the Bread, then a layer of Raisins. Add another layer of Bread and repeat as before until dish is full.

Beat 2 Eggs and add to 1/2 Pint of Milk and add Sugar until very sweet. Pour this over the pudding, cover and refrigerate over night.

Beat the third Egg and add to 1 Pint of Milk and add Caster Sugar until very sweet. Add this to your pudding and bake in a medium oven for about 2 1/2 hours.

Serve with wine sauce or another of your choice.