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Plum Pudding

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Ingredients
  Raisins 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Currants 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dates 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Dried figs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Citron 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), chopped fine
  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Soda 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1 Teaspoon
  Salt/Salt substitute 1 Teaspoon
  Sour milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Molasses 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Suet 1 Cup (16 tbs), ground (Put Through Meat Grinder)
  Walnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Grease a 1-1 ½ quart mold with oil or unsalted butter.
2. In a medium bowl, mix the dried fruits, nuts and fruit peel and dredge with flour. Keep aside for later use.

MAKING
3. Use a large clean glass bowl.
4. In the bowl sift together the flour, salt, soda and spices.
5. To the sifted dry ingredients, add the sour milk and molasses and stir using a wooden spoon.
6. Work in the ground suet.
7. Add the dredged dried fruits and nuts and bring together to form a stiff dough.
8. Transfer the mixture into the greased mold
9. Use the back of the spoon to evenly spread and level the dough in the mold.
10. Cover the mold with foil

FINALIZING
11. Steam the pudding for 3 hours; until the pudding is cooked a knife when pierced comes out clean.
12. Remove from steamer and cool slightly before serving.
SERVING
13. To serve, unmold the pudding on serving plate and
14. Serve warm with custard sauce or caramel sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Steamed
Dish: 
Pudding
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Plum
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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