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History Cookbook: Yeoman's Pudding

This recipe is in categories Tudors, Desserts
About this recipe
Healthiness : (90 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.
Ingredients
  • rough grained brown bread, 2-3 slices
  • milk
  • grease/butter for cooking
  • 2 eggs
  • honey
  • nutmeg
Equipment
  • Sharp knife
  • Whisk or fork
  • Pan
  • Jug
  • Wooden spatula
Making and cooking it
Always wash your hands before preparing food Always wash your hands before preparing food.

  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: Roisin 22nd January 2017
absolutely brilliant for my homework
Name: Emily 30th December 2016
Perfect for my homework
Name: Alex 23rd January 2016
this was perfect for my homework
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