Practical Directions:

Mix thoroughly together half-a-pound of fine chopped suet, half a-pound of bread crumbs, two ounces (half a cup) of flour, a teaspoonful of cinnamon and one-fourth a tea-spoonful, each, of mace and clove, three fourths a cup of sugar, three fourths a pound of mixed fruit,—seeded raisins, orange peel, citron of figs, and a teaspoonful of salt; beat four eggs, add two or three tablespoonfuls of milk and stir into the dry ingredients. If the mixture is not moist enough, add more milk. The mixture should be much too soft to handle, but of such consistence that it can be taken up in heaped spoonfuls. Steam in a buttered mold about five hours. As the water evaporates, replenish with boiling water Serve hot with a hard or a liquid pudding sauce