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Steamed Plum Pudding

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Ingredients
  Diced mixed candied peel 8 Ounce
  Suet 1⁄4 Pound, finely chopped
  Chopped walnuts/Pecans 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Raisins 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Currants 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cinnamon 1 Tablespoon
  Ground ginger 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Allspice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Strawberry preserves 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dry bread crumbs 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Eggs 4
  Milk 2 Tablespoon
  Brandy 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Sherry 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Directions

Chop candied peel very fine.
In large bowl, combine peel, suet, nuts, raisins, currants, spices, salt, sugar, preserves, bread crumbs.
In medium bowl, beat eggs until very thick.
Beat in milk.
To fruit-spice mixture, add beaten egg mixture with rum and sherry.
Stir with large spoon to mix well.
Turn batter into a well-greased 1-1/2-quart pudding mold with tight-fitting cover.
Cover mold, and place on trivet in large kettle.
Pour in enough boiling water to come halfway up side of mold.
Cover kettle.
Steam pudding 5 hours.
(Water in kettle should boil gently; add more water as needed.) Remove mold to wire rack; uncover; let cool completely in mold.
Invert on wire rack; lift off mold.
To store: Wrap pudding in plastic film, then in foil.
Store in refrigerator several weeks.
To serve: Return pudding to mold; cover, and steam, as directed above, 50 minutes, or until thoroughly hot.
Serve at once with Pudding Sauce.
Makes 10 to 12 servings.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Servings: 
12

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