Rub butter into flour to breadcrumb stage. Stir in sugar. Add beaten egg and milk to make a stiff batter. Cut fruit into 1 inch pieces and stir in. Pour into a greased pie dish and bake for about half an hour at 220C/425F/gas 7. Cover with syrup while hot and eat at once. You could use gooseberries, cherries, plums, peaches or apples if you don't have rhubarb.
Taken from an old recipe book, circa 1970. Modern day equivalent would be "Clafouti".
- 4 ounces all-purpose flour
- 2 ounces butter
- 2 ounces superfine sugar
- 1 egg
- 2 tablespoons milk
- 12 ounces rhubarb
- golden syrup or light corn syrup
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