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Simple Christmas Pudding

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Ingredients
  Butter 4 Ounce (125 g)
  Brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (firmly packed)
  Eggs 2
  Self raising flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Mixed spice 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Mixed dried fruit 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped dates 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Glace cherries 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), halved
  Sherry/Orange juice 4 Tablespoon
Directions

1. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs and beat well (a). Sift flour with spice and salt. Stir into creamed mixture (b). Add mixed fruit (c), dates, cherries and sherry or orange juice and mix well.
2. Spoon mixture into greased 4-cups capacity pudding basin, smooth the top and cover with a tight-fitting lid or a double thickness of greaseproof paper tied securely with string.
3. Place basin in a saucepan on an upturned plate and add enough boiling water to come halfway up the sides of the basin. Cover saucepan and steam pudding briskly for 2 hours, adding extra boiling water as necessary. Turn out pudding onto a heated serving plate and serve with your favorite sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Steamed
Dish: 
Pudding
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Wheat
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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