Queen Of Puddings Dessert
|Vanilla essence/A pinch of spice||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Hot milk||1 Pint|
|Softened red jam||3 Tablespoon|
Put the breadcrumbs, sugar and margarine in a bowl and pour on the hot milk.
Leave to soak for a few minutes.
Separate the egg yolks and whites; beat the yolks and add to the milk mixture.
Add flavouring and salt.
Pour into a greased 2 pint (1 1.) pie dish or baking dish and cook until set, about 45 minutes.
Remove from the oven and allow to stand for a few minutes.
Meanwhile beat the egg whites and make a meringue with 2-4 Tbs.
sugar, according to taste.
Soften the jam by warming or adding a little hot water.
Spread jam on top of pudding and cover with meringue.
Bake until the meringue is lightly coloured, 15-20 minutes.