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Christmas Pudding

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  Breadcrumbs 2 Ounce, made from not more than 2-day old bread
  Cooking apples 4 Ounce, grated (Good Quality)
  Ale/Beer / stout / milk 1⁄4 Pint
  Flour 4 Ounce
  Eggs 2
  Mixed spice 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1 Teaspoon
  Shredded suet 4 Ounce
  Brown sugar 4 Ounce
  Carrot 1 Small, grated
  Mixed candied peel 4 Ounce
  Blanched almonds 4 Ounce, chopped
  Currants 4 Ounce
  Raisins 8 Ounce
  Sultanas 4 Ounce
  Prunes/Dried apricots 2 Ounce
  Lemon 1⁄2 , rind grated and juiced
  Orange 1⁄2 , rind grated
  Golden syrup/Black treacle 1 Tablespoon

1) In a large mixing bowl add in the breadcrumbs, grated apple, ale or milk., flour, eggs, mixed spice, cinnamon, nutmeg, shredded suet, brown sugar, carrot, candied peel, almonds, currants, raisins, sultanas, prunes or apricots, lemon rind and lemon juice, orange rind and golden syrup or black treacle.
2) Mix all the ingredients gently but thoroughly.
3) Leave the mixture to rest in a cool corner overnight.
4) Next day, transfer the pudding mixture into a large pudding basin or two smaller ones.
5) Cover the mixture with a cloth or paper.
6) Steam the pudding for about 6 to 8 hours.
7) Pull the cover off and allow the pudding to cool down.
8) When the pudding has cooled down completely, place a dry cloth or paper over it till time to serve.

9) Steam the Christmas Pudding for 2 hours before serving. If desires, place a bowl of fresh cream or golden syrup on the side.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
120 Minutes
Cook Time: 
180 Minutes
Ready In: 
300 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4328 Calories from Fat 1548

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 176 g271.3%

Saturated Fat 62.6 g313.2%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 423 mg141%

Sodium 738.4 mg30.8%

Total Carbohydrates 673 g224.5%

Dietary Fiber 61.3 g245.3%

Sugars 393.3 g

Protein 73 g146.3%

Vitamin A 201.7% Vitamin C 461.2%

Calcium 96.4% Iron 131.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Christmas Pudding Recipe