Helston Pudding

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A pudding traditionaly served on Furry/Flora day In Helston (when and where they do the flora dance )

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Self-raising flour - 50g (2 oz)
Ground rice - 50g (2 oz)
Fresh breadcrumbs - 50g (2 oz)
Raisins or sultanas - 50g (2 oz)
Currants - 50g (2 oz)
Dried apricots - 50g (2 oz), chopped
Soft brown sugar - 50g (2 oz)
Shredded suet - 75g (3 oz)
Grated nutmeg - 1 tsp
Bicarbonate of soda - ΒΌ tsp
Milk - to mix


Sieve the flour.
Mix all the dry ingredients together in a large bowl.

Add milk, enough to form a soft dropping consistency

Put into a buttered 1.1 litre (2 pint) pudding basin.

Cover securely and steam for 2 hours.

Serve with clotted cream.

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