Summer pudding

Tags: English, dessert
This recipe is from Heydon Hall, home of the Bulwer-Longs. It is a 16th century Norfolk mansion, once a Cromwellian stronghold.
. Serves 6. 8 steps
8 slices thick white bread remove crusts Line bowl, ensuring gaps are filled, reserving some for lid. Pile fruit in, adding a slice of bread half way through. Cover with remaining bread. Put a plate on top, with a weight. Leave overnight.
175g castor sugar   put in saucepan, allow to dissolve
50ml water
225g redcurrants   add, allow to just heat through, remove from heat
225g blackcurrants
450g raspberries   add, stir until combined
cream lightly whip   Serve with cream
100g castor sugar