Eastern Shore of Virginia Recipes

Aunt Annie's Plum Pudding with Wine Sauce

Provided by Martha Simpson

Aunt Annie's Plum Pudding with Wine Sauce

(Recipe used by Miss Annie Middleton 1883-1977)

1/2 lb. butter
1/2 lb sugar
1/2 lb. flour
4 eggs
1/4 lb. cherries
1/2 tsp. mace
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1/4 tsp. baking soda

Dredge fruit with all the flour.
Cream butter and sugar, beat eggs separately and add alternately with fruit to butter and sugar.
Fill molds 3/4 full and steam for 3 hours.

Wine Sauce for Plum Pudding
2 c. sugar
1/4 lb. butter
1/2 c. water

Cook until it thickens and pour over 2 well beaten eggs, stir while cooking until it coats a spoon.
While hot, add 1/2 c. sherry wine.

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