November 24, 2000
Gateley Christmas Pudding
from Linnie May (Peabody) York -- Bill's grandmother
to make the pudding at least two weeks before eating.]
1/4 pound butter and 1/2
1/4 pound kidney suet
3 egg yolks
Stir until smooth
1/2 cup milk
3 whipped egg whites
teaspoon ground cloves
1 teaspoon nutmeg
Add (well-dredged with
Tie the mixture in cloth wrung
out in water and floured.
Put in boiling water on
rack and boil for about 3 hours.
2 tablespoons flour
2 tablespoons cold water
Pour the above into 2 cups boiling milk
Let boil 1 minute and then add 2 tablespoons butter.
Boil until butter is thoroughly mixed (2-3 minutes).
It can be occasionally stirred carefully. (Watch for scorching!!!)
Flavor with 2 tablespoons brandy (approximate and
case of emergency, call Kith at (719) 473-7912.]