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Ingredients

600ml/1pt Milk

25g/1oz Butter

50g/2oz Sugar

Rind of 1 Lemon

2 Large Eggs (separated)

125g/4oz Breadcrumbs

Topping

2 Tablespoons Raspberry Jam

Meringue

The Egg Whites

Pinch of Salt

125g/4oz Caster Sugar

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 150°C/300°F/Gas 3. Grease a casserole or Pyrex dish.
  2. Put the milk, butter, sugar, and lemon rind into a saucepan and gently heat, stirring occasionally, until sugar is dissolved. Allow to cool.
  3. Beat the egg yolks and pour the heated milk onto them. Put the breadcrumbs into the prepared dish and pour over the liquid.
  4. Bake for about 30 to 40 minutes until mixture is ‘set’ and golden in colour. Remove from oven.
  5. Meanwhile, beat the egg whites with a pinch of salt until dry looking in appearance. Add the caster sugar and beat until shiney.
  6. Spread the jam over the base then pile on the meringue, return to the oven until ‘set’ and golden brown.
  7. Serve while hot.