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Mom's Old Fashioned Suet Plum Pudding Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Grant Smith
Added: Sunday, July 23, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cup of ground suet (pork fat)
6 Tsp of Molasses
1 1/2 cups of sugar
2 cup of plain bread crumbs
2 cups of chopped nuts ( fine)
1/4 tsp of ground cloves
2 tsp of cinnamon
1 tsp of nutmeg
6 eggs
1 1/2 cups of milk
1 large box of raisins
2 tsp of baking soda
1 tsp of baking powder
3 cups of flour


Directions:
Directions:
Mix the suet, sugar, and molasses until well blended. Add the eggs, milk, and bread crumbs and mix thoroughly. Sift dry ingredients together and add to the mixture after you add the raisins and nuts. The dough should be rather stiff. Divide into pieces large enough to go into your containers.( Containers need to be well greased metal containers with lids) about 2 inches from the top of the container. Put on the lid and place in hot water bath for 3 hours. These should be served with a lemon or brandy sauce and whipped cream.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8-9
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
5 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is Grandma Dolan's plumb pudding recipe and it is over 150 years old. It was made and served for the Christmas Holiday dinner. She lived in De Nova, Colorado

 

 

 

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