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Steamed Brazil-nut Pudding

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Brazil nut pudding is an exotically flavored fruity and nutty pudding made with fruits, juice and raisins along with chopped brazil nuts. Steamed, instead of baked, the brazil nut pudding is also spiced with a medly of spices like cinnamon, allspice, and cloves.
  Orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Pared chopped apple 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Seedless raisins 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Chopped candied citron 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Grated orange peel 1 Tablespoon
  Eggs 2 , slightly beaten
  Light molasses 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Coarsely chopped brazil nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Suet 2 Ounce, coarsely ground (0.5 Cup)
  Fine dry bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sifted enriched flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Allspice 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon

Pour orange juice over fruits, peel; let stand 1 hour.
Combine eggs, molasses, nuts, suet, bread crumbs.
Sift together dry ingredients; blend into egg mixture.
Mix in fruits.
Pour into greased 1 1/2 quart mold with tight cover (or cover with foil; tie tightly).
Place on rack in deep kettle; pour in boiling water to half the depth of the mold.
Cover; steam 3 hours, adding more boiling water if needed.
Uncover pudding, place in moderate oven (350°) 10 minutes.
Cool 30 minutes; unmold.
Serve warm with Fluffy Hard Sauce .Or steam in pressure cooker at 10 to 15 pounds pressure.
Cover mold, exhaust, and steam, following manufacturer's directions.

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Steamed Brazil-nut Pudding Recipe