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Steamed Plum Pudding

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  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)

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.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 379 Calories from Fat 120

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g20.5%

Saturated Fat 5.8 g29.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 77.2 mg25.7%

Sodium 150.6 mg6.3%

Total Carbohydrates 58 g19.5%

Dietary Fiber 2.9 g11.8%

Sugars 44.2 g

Protein 5 g9.9%

Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 11.8%

Calcium 6.2% Iron 8.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Steamed Plum Pudding Recipe