Beefsteak pudding~ from 1845

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 pounds Flour
6 ounces Beef suet finely minced
1 ounce Flour (extra)
½ teaspoon Salt
½ pint Water or the yolks of 4 eggs
With a little water.
1 pounds Beefsteak
½ ounce Salt (extra)
½ teaspoon Pepper
¼ pint Water

1. Grease a basin, put a large pot of water onto the boil. 2. Make the pastry with the flour, suet, salt, and water (or eggs) 3. Roll it out and line the basin leaving a piece for the lid 4. Cut the steak into convenient pieces, flour and season them with pepper and salt; put them in the pudding. 5. Pour in the ¼ pint of water, and put on the pastry lid. 6. Tie over with a floured cloth, and boil as above.

Taken from. GOOD THINGS IN ENGLAND, A practicle cookery book for everyday use. Edited by Florence White.

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