Steamed Christmas Pudding
|All purpose flour/Unbleached flour||1 Cup (16 tbs) (Pillsbury's Best)|
|Brown sugar||3 Tablespoon|
|Baking powder||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground ginger||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Ground cloves||1 Dash|
|Cooking oil||3 Tablespoon|
|Raisins/Chopped dates||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Chopped nuts||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Milk||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
In bowl, combine all ingredients.
Mix until dry ingredients are moistened.
Spoon into well greased (not oiled) 1 quart mold or casserole or 6 cup fluted tube pan.
Cover with lid or foil.
Place on rack in large steamer or kettle.
Pour boiling water into steamer until 2 inches deep; cover.
Reduce heat to low.
Steam 1 1/2 to 2 hours until pudding springs back when lightly touched in center.
Cut in slices.
Serve hot, with Hard, Lemon or Nutmeg Sauce.