Recipe by Strawberry Girl
These are my nanna's recipes. As English, well, as English as my nan herself.
Top Review by TnTsmom
My mom has passed away, I've been looking for this recipe for 11 years! I can't wait to make it! Thank you! It's been a family tradition forever! I can't wait till I give it to my sisters for christmas dinner Thankyou
- 3 ounces flour
- 5 ounces breadcrumbs
- 1⁄2 teaspoon mixed spice
- 1⁄2 teaspoon mace
- 3 ounces suet, shredded
- 1⁄4 lb brown sugar
- 1⁄4 lb currants, sultanas
- 3 ounces raisins or 3 ounces dates
- 1 ounce almonds, chopped
- 1⁄2 oranges, juice of or 1⁄2 lemon, juice of
- 1 tablespoon golden syrup
- 3 drops almond essence
- 2 eggs
- 1 (12 ounce) bottle Guinness stout (to moisten)
Directions See How It's Made
- Sift flour, salt and spices together.
- Put suet, breadcrumbs, sugar, eggs, stout and golden syrup, almond essence and juice into bowl.
- Mix well.
- Stir in nuts and fruit.
- Add dry ingredients and mix well.
- Turn batter into thoroughly greased 2-quart mold.
- Cover tightly with greased cover or aluminum foil, waxed paper or parchment.
- Place mold on trivet or rack in steamer or deep kettle.
- Pour boiling water into steamer about half the height of mold.
- Cover and steam pudding for six hours.
- Add more boiling water if necessary during steaming.