Butterscotch pudding with a meringue top

A delicious dessert for the sugar addict. It goes well with apricot chicken. This is one of the family favourites that mum makes.


(Serves 4)


  1. Mix flour and brown sugar, adding beaten egg yolks and milk gradually.
  2. Put on to boil and thicken, stir constantly.
  3. Take off heat.
  4. Add butter and mix well.
  5. Pour into buttered pie dish.
  6. Beat egg whites with white sugar until meringue consistency and pile on top.
  7. Bake in a pre-heated oven at until meringue is nicely brown.


It is very important not to let the oven get too hot!


Difficulty: Moderate.
Time: 15 minutes preparation, about 40 minutes cooking.
Precision: Measure the ingredients.


Greg Sharp 
Dept. Computer Science, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherlands 
Recipe last modified: 5 Aug 86

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