British Recipes > Steamed Derbyshire Batter Pudding

How to make steamed Derbyshire batter pudding:
A traditional batter pudding which is steamed rather than baked.


3 eggs
1 pint of milk
3 tablespoons of flour
2 tablespoons butter
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- Add a little milk to the flour and stir until smooth.
- Slowly add the rest of the milk, stirring all the time.
- Melt the butter and add this to the mixture.
- Next beat the eggs and add them with the salt to the mixture.
- Beat well.
- Pour into a well-greased pudding basin, cover with greaseproof paper and steam for 1 1/2 hours.
- Serve with jam, fruit or wine sauce.