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Rich Sweet Apple Pudding


  • 1/2 pound of bread crumbs
  • 1/2 pound of suet
  • 1/2 pound of currants
  • 1/2 pound of apples
  • 1/2 pound of moist sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 12 sweet almonds
  • 1/2 saltspoonful of grated nutmeg
  • 1 wineglassful of brandy


Chop the suet very fine; wash the currants, dry them, and pick away the stalks and pieces of grit; pare, core, and chop the apple, and grate the bread into fine crumbs, and mince the almonds. Mix all these ingredients together, adding the sugar and nutmeg; beat up the eggs, omitting the whites of three; stir these to the pudding, and when all is well mixed, add the brandy, and put the pudding into a buttered mould; tie down with a cloth, put it into boiling water, and let it boil for 3 hours.

Time: 3 hours.

Sufficient for 5 or 6 persons.

Seasonable from August to March.


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The Book of Household Management (1861).

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