Traditional Scottish Recipes
- Barley Pudding
Barley crops up in a number of Scotish traditional recipes - from barley bannocks to malt whisky. Barley provides a distinctive flavour which comes through in this simple recipe.
8 ounces (225g or a generous US cupfull) barley
3 ounces (75g or one-third cup) currants
3 ounces (75g or one-third cup) raisins
1¾ pints (1 litre or 4¼ cups) water
Pinch of salt
Caster (superfine) sugar and single (light) cream to serve
Mix the barley and water in a heavy-based saucepan and bring slowly to the boil. Simmer for one-and-a-half hours, stirring occasionally.
Add the currants, raisins and salt and simmer for another 15 minutes.
Serve sprinkled with caster (superfine) sugar and the cream.
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