Christmas pudding

Recipe from: 12/1/1994 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 17
Servings 0
Time

Ingredients

  • 225
    g
    hard margarine
  • 225
    g
    soft brown sugar
  • 200
    g
    flour
  • 350
    g
    currants
  • 225
    g
    raisins
  • 175
    g
    sultanas
  • 50
    g
    mixed peel
  • 25
    g
    blanched almonds
  • 100
    g
    cherries
  • 175
    g
    brown breadcrumbs
  • 5
    ml
    nutmeg
  • 15
    ml
    treacle
  • 2
    large eggs
  • 1
    lemon (grated rind only)
  • 1
    orange (grated rind and juice)
  • 50
    ml
    milk
  • 25
    ml
    brandy
 

Method

 
Melt the margarine and mix in all the remaining ingredients.
Place the mixture in a greased 1 litre pudding dish. Cover tightly with greaseproof paper and foil and secure with string under the rim.
Place in a saucepan of boiling water to come halfway up the side of the basin. Steam for 7 hours, adding more boiling water to pan when necessary.
Remove from the saucepan, cool and store until needed. This pudding should be made 6 weeks in advance.
Serve hot with custard or cream.
 

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