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Steamed Cranberry Pudding With Orange Hard Sauce

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Ingredients
For orange hard sauce
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Sifted confectioners sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Brandy 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Grated orange zest 2 Teaspoon
  Orange extract 1 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
For cranberry pudding
  Raisins 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Brandy 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Granulated sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Whole berry cranberry sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Butter flavoring 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Ground allspice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Coarsely chopped cranberries 1 Cup (16 tbs) (fresh)
  Finely chopped pecans 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1. For orange hard sauce in a medium bowl, cream butter, gradually add remaining ingredients continuing to beat until fluffy.
2. Spoon into serving dish and chill.
3. For cranberry pudding, in a small saucepan over medium-low heat, combine raisins and brandy and heat 5 minutes.
4. Remove from heat and set aside.
5. In a large bowl cream butter and sugars and beat adding cranberry sauce, eggs and butter flavoring until smooth.
6. In a small bowl, combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon, allspice, baking soda and salt.
7. Into the creamed mixture stir in dry ingredients until well blended and stir in cranberries, pecans and brandied raisin mixture.
8. Into a greased and floured 8-cup pudding mold spoon batter, cover with mold lid or aluminum foil and set mold on a rack inside a large stockpot.
9. To stockpot add boiling water to come halfway up sides of mold.
10. Cover stockpot and keep water at a gentle boil, adding boiling water as necessary.
11. Steam 2 to 2 1/4 hours until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

SERVING
12. Onto serving plate unmold steamed pudding and serve warm with orange hard sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Dish: 
Pudding
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cranberry
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
145 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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