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    Dark Chocolate and Cherry Christmas Pudding

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    4 hrs 30 mins

    30 mins

    4 hrs

    Charlotte J's Note:

    Posted for ZWT6 from the book, Britain the Cookbook by Phil Vickery

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    1. 1
      Mix together the dried fruit, treacle, olive oil, apple and whiskey and leave for at least 4 hours , or overnight if possible.
    2. 2
      Mix all dry ingredients together.
    3. 3
      Add the egg to the soaked fruit and mix well.
    4. 4
      Finally add the dry ingredients and mix well, but do not over-mix.
    5. 5
      Place the mixture in a pudding basin, 617cm (6 1/2 in) in diameter and 9cm (3 1/2 in) deep, and cover with a circle of greaseproof paper.
    6. 6
      Place a large piece of foil on top of a large piece of greaseproof paper, then fold in the centre to make a pleat.
    7. 7
      Place the pleated papers on top of the pudding basin and use a long piece of string to tightly tie just below the rim of the basin.
    8. 8
      With an extra piece of string, tie a long loop across the top, you can use this as a handle to help lower and lift the pudding in and out of the pan.
    9. 9
      Place a heatproof sauce in the bottom of a large saucepan and sit the pudding on top.
    10. 10
      Fill the pan with enough boiling water to come halfway up the side of the basin, then cover with a tightly fitting lid.
    11. 11
      Bring the water to the boil, reduce the heat and simmer gently for 4-5 hours.
    12. 12
      Check the water every couple of hours, and add extra boiling water as necessary to maintain the water level until the pudding had cooked.
    13. 13
      Serve with clotted cream.

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    Nutritional Facts for Dark Chocolate and Cherry Christmas Pudding

    Serving Size: 1 (72 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 204.7
    Calories from Fat 70
    Total Fat 7.8 g
    Saturated Fat 1.3 g
    Cholesterol 26.4 mg
    Sodium 311.2 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 32.0 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.4 g
    Sugars 20.5 g
    Protein 2.6 g

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    molasses sugar

    mixed spice

    bitter chocolate

    clotted cream

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