Treacle Pudding

From 1922:

Take 1 cupful flour, 1 tablespoonful sugar, 1 teaspoonful ground ginger, 1 tablespoonful butter or dripping, ½ teaspoonful carbonate soda, 2 tablespoonfuls treacle, ½ cupful milk.
Put the flour, sugar, and ginger in a basin and rub the dripping well in, then add treacle and then milk in which soda has been dissolved. Put in a greased basin and cover, with greased paper and steam for three hours. Serve with sauce.