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Spicy Plum Pudding

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Ingredients
  Sultanas 1 Pound
  Raisins 1 Pound
  Mixed peel 1⁄2 Pound
  Currants 1 Pound
  Grated apple 1 Pound
  Suet 1⁄2 Pound
  Fine dried breadcrumbs 1 Pound
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Pound
  Demerara sugar 1 Pound
  Cinnamon powder 1 Teaspoon
  Allspice powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Clove powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 4 , beaten
  Beer/Ale 2 Fluid Ounce (As Required)
  Brandy/Rum 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Butter 1 Teaspoon (For Greasing)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a large sized bowl, combine all the fruits and soak overnight in brandy or rum.
2. In medium sized flour, sieve flour along with spice powders. Keep aside.
3. In a medium sized bowl, combine beaten eggs with ale or beer to make 1 pint liquid (2 cups).
4. Grease small pudding bowls and keep aside.

MAKING
5. Once soaked well, add breadcrumbs, suet and sugar to fruit mixture and mix well using a rubber spatula.
6. Add flour mixture and mix well.
7. Add egg-beer mixture and fold gently till well combined.
8. Transfer mixture on to greased bowls, filling only up to ¾ their height.
9. Seal each with muslin cloth and tie with string to keep intact.
10. Place on a covered hot water bath/ steamer and steam for 5 hours or till done.

SERVING
11. Serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Method: 
Steamed
Dish: 
Pudding
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
300 Minutes
Ready In: 
315 Minutes

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