Christmas Pudding

PennyAuthorPenny
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Yields1 Serving

 225g suet
 60g plain flour
 425g sultanas
 120g chopped cherries
 100g currants
 60g chopped nuts
 1/2 freshly grated nutmeg
 1 tspn mixed spice
 1/2-1 tspn cinnamon
 225g breadcrumbs
 Pinch of salt
 Zest and juice of half a lemon
 Zest and juice of half an orange
 140 ml milk or milk and water
 4 eggs
 120ml of dark rum or brandy

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Put all dry ingredients into a large bowl

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Add in the milk, fruit juice and the eggs one at a time stirring constantly

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Add in the alcohol and stir to combine fully

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Get everyone in the family to have a stir and make a wish

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Put into a greased 2 pint pudding bowl

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Top with a pleated piece of grease proof paper then a pleated sheet of foil and secure with string

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In a large pan sit it on an upturned saucer or template. Add in boiled water and boil for 4 hours

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To reheat steam for another hour or put in a slow cooker for 2-3 hours

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Serve with custard, cream, brandy butter or brandy sauce.

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Will last for months

Ingredients

 225g suet
 60g plain flour
 425g sultanas
 120g chopped cherries
 100g currants
 60g chopped nuts
 1/2 freshly grated nutmeg
 1 tspn mixed spice
 1/2-1 tspn cinnamon
 225g breadcrumbs
 Pinch of salt
 Zest and juice of half a lemon
 Zest and juice of half an orange
 140 ml milk or milk and water
 4 eggs
 120ml of dark rum or brandy

Directions

1

Put all dry ingredients into a large bowl

2
3
4
5

Add in the milk, fruit juice and the eggs one at a time stirring constantly

6
7
8
9

Add in the alcohol and stir to combine fully

10
11
12
13

Get everyone in the family to have a stir and make a wish

14
15
16
17

Put into a greased 2 pint pudding bowl

18
19
20
21

Top with a pleated piece of grease proof paper then a pleated sheet of foil and secure with string

22
23
24
25

In a large pan sit it on an upturned saucer or template. Add in boiled water and boil for 4 hours

26
27
28
29

To reheat steam for another hour or put in a slow cooker for 2-3 hours

30
31
32
33

Serve with custard, cream, brandy butter or brandy sauce.

34
35
36
37

Will last for months

Christmas Pudding