Christmas

Mrs Beeton's Bakewell-Bread Pudding

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July 31, 2013
Author Notes

Quite heavily adapted from Mrs Beeton's 'Book of Household Management' (but retaining as much as possible of her original, rather brusque instructions), this unusual take on Bakewell pudding is almost certainly where the pudding began - effectively a bread pudding with bits of jam. —17years

  • Serves 6
Ingredients
  • 2 cups breadcrumbs
  • 2.5 cups milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1 ounce ground almonds
  • jam
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. Put the breadcrumbs at the bot­tom of a pie-dish.
  3. Over them a layer of jam of any kind that may be pre­ferred.
  4. Mix the milk and eggs together; add the sugar, but­ter, and poun­ded almonds; beat well together.
  5. Pour it into the dish and bake 1 hour.

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