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Southern Delight Christmas Pudding

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Ingredients
  Apple 1
  Mixed dried fruit 1 Pound (Sultanas, Currants, Raisins)
  Plain flour 4 Ounce
  Self raising flour 1 Ounce
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Breadcrumbs 4 Ounce
  Moist brown sugar 4 Ounce
  Shredded suet 1⁄2 Pound (Or Finely Shredded)
  Mixed chopped candied peels 6 Ounce
  Lemon 1 , juiced and rind zested
  Eggs 2
  Milk 2 Tablespoon (To Mix)
  Caramel/Gravy browning 1 Teaspoon (Leveled)
  Almond essence 3 Drop
Directions

Grease two small basins or one large basin; peel, core and chop the apple; prepare the dried fruit.
Sift together the plain flour, self-raising flour and salt into a mixing bowl.
Add the breadcrumbs, dried fruit, sugar, suet, candied peel and grated lemon rind.
Beat the eggs and milk together and stir them into the dry ingredients with the lemon juice, adding more milk to make the mixture of a soft dropping consistency.
Add a little caramel or gravy browning to slightly darken the mixture (about a level teasp), and the almond essence.
Mix well and turn into the basin, cover and boil for 4 hr.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Pudding
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Apple

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