The Sampson girls

Love: Pudding was ‘real treat’ for Langley thespian

Love: Start your own family traditions - a special section of the Langley Advance published Dec. 8, 2016

My mom, Jean Sampson, was a singing and piano teacher in Langley for 30 years, from 1950 to 1980.

She taught six days a week, so didn’t have spare time to bake. Dessert only appeared on very special occasions.

This delicious saucy lemon pudding was a real treat in our house when I was growing up, as my mom only made it when my older sisters, Margaret, Claire and Vicki, were coming home for visits.

It continues to be a special occasion recipe for my sisters and me.

from Diane Gendron, president of Bard in the Valley

Mom’s Saucy Lemon Pudding

Cream:

• 2 tbsp butter

• 1 cup white sugar

Add:

• 2 tbsp (heaping) flour

• Juice and rind of 1 medium lemon

Add:

Beaten yolks of 2 eggs

• 1 cup of milk

Fold in:

• Egg whites from 2 eggs

Pour into buttered dish

Set the dish in the oven in a water bath

Bake at 325 F for approx. 30 minutes.

Note:

To prepare a water bath for baking, put your filled pan in a larger pan and add enough boiling-hot water to reach halfway up the side of the smaller pan.

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