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Sailor's Duff

Similar to gingerbread, it is best served warm.

Recipe Ingredients

Bread

Sauce

Method

  1. Cream together brown sugar and butter.
  2. Dissolve baking soda in molasses and add to brown sugar mixture; mix well.
  3. Add cinnamon, ginger, egg, milk, baking powder and flour.
  4. Pour into a buttered pudding mold or a buttered 1-pound coffee can.
  5. To steam, set on a rack in a large, deep kettle, add water to come halfway up sides of coffee can or mold. Bring water to a gentle boil, cover the kettle, lower heat and steam for 1 1/2 hours.
  6. Serve warm with sauce.
  7. Sauce: Beat egg yolks well, gradually adding sugar. Add brandy and blend.
  8. Just before serving, whip cream and fold into sauce.

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