Total Time
4hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 4 hrs

I got this out of an old fashioned cookbook from my Great Grandmother, and the description says; "Flummery, Fool, Grunt, Slump, and Buckle were variations of old English puddings made with fruit. They were also common in early America" I will post 3 of the five variations.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Blend cornstarch with a little of the milk, stir into a sauce pan containing the rest of the milk, the sugar, and the salt.
  2. Bring to a boil and continue cooking over medium heat until mixture becomes thick. (Stir constantly).
  3. Stir a cup of the hot milk mixture into the beaten egg yolk.Then stir this back into the saucepan.
  4. Continue cooking 2-3 minutes more.
  5. Remove pan from heat and add vanilla.
  6. Pour into serving bowl.
  7. Cover tightly and refrigerate several hours.
  8. Arrange sliced berries evenly over top of pudding just before serving.


Most Helpful

I love custard & I love pudding. This was sort of a combination of the two. My 5yo dd said,"it tastes like eggmug!!" (eggnog) This was easy & not a long cook time.

Elmotoo May 20, 2005

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