Steamed Cranberry Pudding With Orange Marmalade Sauce

Total Time
2hrs 50mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 2 hrs 30 mins

My mom always (and we expect it most definitely) makes a steamed date pudding over Christmas and for New Year's. I found this recipe and would love to borrow her steamed pudding mold and try this for Thanksgiving. This recipe needs a pudding steamer. I hope this pudding will become a family favorite like my mom's date pudding recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Pudding:.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, ginger, nutmeg and cloves in a small bowl with a whisk. Set aside.
  3. Beat the sugar, brown sugar, butter, vanilla and egg in a large bowl at medium speed of a mixer until well blended (about 2 minutes).
  4. Add flour mixture to the sugar mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
  5. Stir in cranberries, raisins and pecans.
  6. Spoon batter into a 6-cup steamed-pudding mold coated with cooking spray. Cover tightly with lid (also coated with cooking spray) and secure tightly. Place mold on a shallow rack in a stockpot; add enough hot water to come halfway up sides of mold. Cover and steam over medium-low heat for 2 1/2 hours or until a wooden pick inserted in the center of the pudding comes out almost clean, adding additional water as needed.
  7. Cool on wire rack for 10 minutes.
  8. Invert mold onto a platter and slice pudding. Serve pudding warm with Orange Marmalade Sauce (recipe below).
  9. Sauce Recipe: Combine low-fat milk, sugar, cornstarch and egg in the top of a double boiler; stir well with a whisk.
  10. Cook over simmering water until thick (about 6 minutes); stirring constantly.
  11. Remove from heat and stir in marmalade, butter, orange rind and vanilla. Serve warm over the pudding.