Marsha Hunt's Steamed Cottage Pudding
Take a large dab of butter, a cup of sugar, 1/2 cup milk, 2 cups flour, 1/2 teaspoon baking powder, a pinch of salt, and 4 eggs.
Cream butter and sugar until smooth. Add well-beaten egg yolks, and, beating constantly, add milk. Add to this mixture dry ingredients, constantly beating--fold in stiffly beaten egg whites, and steam entire mixture over boiling water for 1 1/2 hours. Serve with hot chocolate sauce.