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Christmas Pudding

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Ingredients
  Currants 1⁄4 Pound
  Raisins 1⁄2 Pound
  Sultanas 1⁄2 Pound
  Mixed peel 1⁄4 Pound
  Brandy/Ale juice 5 Tablespoon
  Lemon 1 Small, juiced and rind grated
  Butter 6 Ounce
  Eggs 2
  Brown sugar 1⁄2 Pound
  Fresh breadcrumbs 1⁄2 Pound
  Mixed spice 3⁄4 Tablespoon
  Nutmeg 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Chop fruit, pour over brandy or ale, add grated lemon rind and juice; cover, leave overnight.
Cream butter, gradually add beaten eggs and brown sugar; beat well.
Add remaining ingredients; stir vigorously.
To Steam Pack into greased 4 1/2-pint pudding basin; cover with greased aluminium foil.
Secure with string and steam 4 hours.
For a large family pudding, double the quantities above, steam 8 hours.
Steam further 2 hours on day of serving.
To Boil Place pudding in floured pudding cloth, tie securely, allowing room for pudding to expand during cooking, boil 4 hours.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Pudding
Drink: 
Brandy

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