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History Cookbook: Yeoman's Pudding

This recipe is in categories Tudors, Desserts
About this recipe
Healthiness : (315 votes)
Comments: A fairly simple dish but care needs to be taken not to fry too quickly, use a medium heat or the strips will burn.
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 5-10 minutes
Number of servings: Makes 10-15 fingers.
Serving suggestions: Serve hot.
This is a vegetarian recipe

Bread was a staple of the diet of both rich and poor people. This dish is fairly plain and would have been eaten by village yeomen or farmers. It would have been a treat for the very poor.
  • rough grained brown bread, 2-3 slices
  • milk
  • grease/butter for cooking
  • 2 eggs
  • honey
  • nutmeg
  • Sharp knife
  • Whisk or fork
  • Pan
  • Jug
  • Wooden spatula
Making and cooking it
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  1. Cut the bread into small chunks
  2. Beat the eggs, honey and nutmeg together
  3. Add a little milk and beat
  4. Melt the fat or butter in a pan
  5. Dip the bread into the egg and milk mixture and place in the pan
  6. Pour the rest of the mixture over the bread in the pan  
  7. Allow to fry gently until the mixture sets
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Name: Heath 11th January 2020
When it was frying it smelt of pancakes. I wasn't that sure of trying them at first because people said they were disgusting but when I tried them they tasted oddly nice. I'll give this a five star review and I recommend this for homework. Thanks for the recipe.
Name: Jeff 22nd January 2019
Good home work thanks peeps
Name: Rosie 15th September 2018
Thanks it was good for my homework.
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