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Grandmother Cutler's Plum Pudding Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Pitty & Kirk Lane
Added: Wednesday, October 19, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 lb. good beef suet, ground
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup flour
1 cup bread crumbs
1 tsp. salt
3 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup milk
1 cup raisins
1 cup dates, chopped
1/2 cup candied mixed peel
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. cloves
1/2 tsp. ginger
1/2 cup grape juice

Directions:
Directions:
Mix all ingredients, pour into a greased pudding mold, (a coffee can makes a good pudding mold) and steam for three hours. The pudding should be made at least a week ahead to allow the flavor to develop. Serve with nutmeg sauce made by mixing 1/2 cup sugar and 2 Tbsp. flour--Add 1 cup boiling water,slowly and boil for 5 minutes. Add 2 Tbsp. butter, a dash of salt and 1/2 tsp. nutmeg.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12-15
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
3 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Helen Cutler Lane made this every Christmas. It makes a wonderful presentation on a special plate decorated with sprigs of holly. Pour warmed brandy over the pudding and flame at the table.

 

 

 

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