Rhubarb and Batter

Three ounce butter, three ounce sugar, one egg, quarter-pound flour, one teaspoon baking powder, one cup of milk. Cut one and a half pounds rhubarb and sprinkle with sugar to make it sweet. Beat butter and sugar to a cream, add in flour and baking powder, mix with egg and milk. Pour batter over rhubarb and steam for two hours .... Mrs R Cameron.