Glenda has truly pushed herself in the kitchen to produce these delicious steamed buns and has shown the importance of clear instructions when you are writing a recipe to share with others. Read up on how to make blissful puddings that your family will love.

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Today’s recipe is another from this month’s feature cookbook by The Cookbook Guru, The Book of Household Management, by Mrs Isabella Beeton.  I think I deserve a medal for attempting this recipe.  Mrs Beeton is not particularly forthcoming with quantities and instructions and I had never made a rich, sweet bread before so I really didn’t know how the dough should look.  All this made the task challenging, to say the least.  All worked out well and we ended up with ten perfect dampfnudeln.  Kids (and men) would love these. I can imagine feeding a room full of teenagers and it wouldn’t cost much more than the price of a dozen eggs.

Dampfnudeln, which I had never heard of a week or two ago, are sweet dumplings (there are savoury versions, as well) steamed in milk.  When I chose to make this recipe, I did a bit of research as Mrs Beeton’s instructions were not the clearest and…

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