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Old-Fashioned Plum Pudding

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Ingredients
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Allspice 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dry bread crumbs 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Ground suet 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Molasses 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), grandma's west indies
  Orange juice 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Evaporated milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Diced glazed mixed fruit 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Raisins 15 Ounce
Directions

Mix spices, baking powder, soda, salt and bread crumbs together.
Add suet, eggs, molasses, orange juice and milk.
Sprinkle flour over glazed fruit and raisins; toss lightly.
Add to molasses mixture, stirring well.
Turn into greased 2-quart pudding mold.
Place mold on rack in deep kettle; pour in boiling water to half the depth of mold.
Steam for 5 hours, adding additional boiling water during steaming if necessary.
Garnish with confectioners' sugar icing if desired.
Serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Steamed
Dish: 
Pudding
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
12

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