Christmas Plum Pudding

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READY IN: 3hrs 20mins
SERVES: 16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine raisins, golden raisins, currants, candied orange peel, chopped almonds and shredded apple.
  • Combine suet, flour, brown sugar, breadcrumbs, allspice and salt.
  • Beat eggs and add to flour mixture.
  • Stir brandy and lemon juice into fruit mixture.
  • Stir fruit into batter.
  • Pack into greased, heat-proof bowl (or several smaller bowls, or straight-sided canning jars for gifting).
  • Steam for 3-6 hours (depending on size of container) until the dough portion of the pudding is firm (test with toothpick, like a cake).
  • Cool and sprinkle with more brandy. Cover tightly and refrigerate until Christmas. (can be made far in advance).
  • To serve, steam again until warm, turn out onto a heat-proof plate, and if you are really adventurous, pour brandy over pudding and light!
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