Christmas Pudding

Christmas Pudding

Ingredients:

8oz Odlums Cream Flour
8oz Sultanas
8oz Raisins
8oz Currants
8oz Fresh White Bread Crumbs
8oz Dark Brown Sugar
2 Large Eggs
3oz Mixed Peel
1 Medium Eating Apple
1 tsp Goodalls Mixed Spice
8oz Shredded Suet
1 tsp Nutmeg
Pinch of Salt
3 tblsps Milk
Birds Ready to Serve Custard

Method:

1. Put the sultanas, raisins and currants in a large bowl. Use seedless raisins or stone them first.
2. Stir in the breadcrumbs.
3. Sift the flour and stir in the sugar and mixed peel.
4. Peel, core and grate the apple into the bowl.
5. Add the shredded suet with the beaten eggs, the spices and salt and mix very well to a soft consistency with milk.
6. Turn the mixture into two 2lb pudding basins and cover each one with greaseproof paper.
Cover with foil and tie on the coverings.
7. Boil the puddings for 4 hours, replenishing the pan with more boiling water as it evaporates.
8. On the day, boil or steam the puddings for another 2 hours. Serve with custard.

Cooks Tip: If possible, keep the puddings for 4-6 weeks before eating.

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