NEWCASTLE PUDDING

1/2 lb. of candied cherries, 3 eggs, wholemeal bread and butter in thin slices, sugar to taste, 1 pint of milk, a few drops of almond flavouring. Butter a pudding mould and line it with the cherries, fill it with slices of bread and butter; sweeten the milk to taste, and add the flavouring; beat up the eggs, mix them well with the milk, pour the custard over the bread and butter, let it soak for 1 hour; steam the pudding for 1-1/2 hours, turn out, and serve with any kind of sweet sauce.