April 13th – Half Hour Pudding

1 Cup = 1/2 US Pint = 0.42 UK pints 8.4 fl.oz = 237ml
1 Quart = 2 US Pints = 1.66 UK Pints = 33.2 fl.oz = 947ml
1 US tsp = 0.83 UK tsp
1 US Ib = 1.2 UK lb = 19.2 oz = 454g

1 1/2 pints milk
Stale bread
1 egg
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 teaspoon soda
1/2 cup currants
Any sweet sauce

Boil the milk and soak as much stale bread as the milk will soften. Stand for ten minutes.

Add the unbeaten egg, sugar, a little butter, salt and nutmeg, the cream of tartar and soda and beat all well together with some of the milk. Add the rest of the milk and stir in the currants, after dusting them in a little flour.

Pour into a buttered bowl and steam for half an hour.

Serve with a sweet sauce.