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Bachelor's Pudding


  • 4 ounces of grated bread
  • 4 ounces of currants
  • 4 ounces of apples
  • 2 ounces of sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • a few drops of essence of lemon
  • a little grated nutmeg


Pare, core, and mince the apples very finely, sufficient, when minced, to make 4 oz.; add to these the currants, which should be well washed, the grated bread, and sugar; whisk the eggs, beat these up with the remaining ingredients, and, when all is thoroughly mixed, put the pudding into a buttered basin, tie it down with a cloth, and boil for 3 hours.

Time: 3 hours.

Sufficient for 4 or 5 persons.

Seasonable from August to March.


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The Book of Household Management (1861).

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