American Plum Pudding
|Soft bread crumbs||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Milk||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Eggs||2 , beaten|
|Packed brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Chopped suet||3 Ounce (1/2 Cup)|
|All purpose flour||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground nutmeg||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground cinnamon||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Chopped peeled apple||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Raisins||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Mixed candied fruits and peels||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Chopped walnuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sauce||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Soak the bread in milk; beat smooth.
Stir in eggs, brown sugar, and suet.
Stir together flour, soda, spices, and salt.
Add fruits and nuts; mix well.
Stir in bread mixture.
Oil and lightly flour a 1-quart covered mold.
Press pudding into mold.
Cover with foil; tie with string.
Place on rack in deep kettle; add boiling water to depth of 1 inch.
Cover and steam till done, about 2 hours, keeping the water boiling.