Bread and Butter Pudding

E. Raper, The Receipt book of Elizabeth Raper 1770 (London: The Nonesuch Press, 1924)

Home Studies Collection, Manchester Metropolitan University Special Collections

  • cream
  • mace
  • nutmeg
  • sugar
  • french rolls
  • butter
  • currants

Take a pint and a half of thick cream, boil it with a little mace, nutmeg and sugar to your taste, have ready laid in a china deepish dish some thin slices of french rolls spread thin with butter, pour the cream over it warm, and set it in a pretty quick oven, bake it half an hour, you may if you please add currants to the cream.