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English Plum Pudding Recipe

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Added: Tuesday, March 24, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. Brandy
1/2 lb. citron, cut in small chunks
1/4 lb.each of candied orange peel,lemon peel & chopped dates
1/2 lb. each of currants & raisins
1 c. sifted flour
1/2 lb. broken Pecans
1/4 tsp. ea. cinnamon, nutmeg,cloves & ginger
1/2 lb. beef suet, finely ground
4 eggs, 1/2 tsp salt
1/2 c. coarse dry bread crumbs
1/4 c. lt. brown sugar
1/2 c. Plum or currant jelly

Directions:
Directions:
Pour Brandy over fruits & soak 24 hours. Sift flour & spices together and mix well with suet. Add crumbs & stir in brandied fruits. Beat eggs with salt and sugar until eggs are foamy; stir into flour & fruit mixture. Add jelly & combine well. Butter molds & spoon in batter until 3/4 full. Cover, fasten securely, and steam 6 hours(simmering not boiling)
Remove, unmold and cool. Drench with brandy or scotch and store in covered container. Serve--Steam until hot. Place on platter and flame with scotch or serve with Brandied Hard Sauce.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3 or 4 cup Molds
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 Mins.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The church women always made this as a money-making project and canned in 1-lb. cans until the Health Dept. got after us. We sold it for $1.00 a can.

 

 

 

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