Farine Pudding


4 oz farine
2 eggs, separated
10 oz sugar
1 pt milk
2 bay leaves
jam for spreading


Beat egg yolks with half the sugar. Heat milk with the bay leaves. Pour on to beaten egg. Spread some jam on the bottom of a greased ovenproof dish. Pile the soaked farine on top of the jam. Strain milk mixture over farine. Allow to soak for a while. Bake in a moderate oven, 350F, for about 20-25 minutes until golden brown. Whisk the egg whites until stiff. Fold in the remaining 5 oz sugar. Spoon over the pudding. Return to oven for about 7-8 minutes to brown top. Serve hot. Serves 6