Friday, February 1, 2013

Bakewell Pudding

A simple dish, but classic and tasty all the same. Once again, from the BBC. This is said to be a dish prepared by mistake by a cook in a wealthy household many years ago, and it's remained a favorite since then.

Bakewell Pudding


  • 450ml/ ¾ pint breadcrumbs (1 1/2 c)
  • 600ml/ 1 pint milk (2 c)
  • 3 eggs 
  • 55g/2oz sugar (1/4 c)
  • 8og/3oz butter
  • 25g/1oz ground almonds (1/8 c)
  • Jam

Preparation method

  1. Butter a pie dish, add the breadcrumbs, covering them with a layer of strawberry or any other kind of jam.
  2. Mix the milk with the beaten eggs, the ground almonds, and the butter and sugar.
  3. Beat all the ingredients together, pour into the dish and bake for 1 hour at a moderate heat.

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