British Recipes > Mrs. Banyard’s Bacon Pudding

How to make Mrs. Banyard’s bacon pudding:
A traditional Foulness (Essex) recipe enough for two people.


1/2 lb suet crust pastry
3 rashers of bacon, chopped
1 small onion chopped
a little peeled, chopped cooking apple
a little flour
a clean white cloth
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- Roll the pastry out into a round on a lightly floured surface.
- Place the bacon, onion and apple in the centre of the pastry.
- Bring the edges of the pastry together and seal well.
- Dampen the cloth and sprinkle it with flour.
- Place the pudding in the centre of the cloth and gather the corners together and tie them. - Boil in a large pan of water for about an hour.