Orange Pudding

  • 3 oranges
  • 1 1/4 pints milk
  • 1 1/2 oz cornflour
  • 1 oz butter
  • 3 oz sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • pinch of salt

cooking time:

  1. Peel the oranges, cut in pieces and place in a buttered dish.
  2. Mix cornflour with a little of the milk.
  3. Boil remainder of milk, add to the cornflour paste and cook for 10 minutes, stirring constantly.
  4. Add the butter and a pinch of salt.
  5. Sprinkle a little sugar over the oranges.
  6. Mix the rest of the sugar with the yolks of the eggs, and add to the milk and cornflour mixture.
  7. Stir for a minute or two longer over the fire without boiling.
  8. Pour over the oranges and bake for 10 minutes.
  9. Beat the egg whites stiffly, fold in a little castor sugar, pie on top and return to cool oven for abut 10 minutes, to set and tinge a very pale brown.