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Plum Pudding Recipe

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This recipe for Plum Pudding, by , is from Cooking With The Cousins, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Elizabeth Adams Bundy
Added: Sunday, May 11, 2008


1/2 lb. raisins, seeded and chopped
1/2 c. candied orange & lemon peel

1/2 lb. suet chopped fine
1/2 lb. stale bread crumbs

2 c. flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 Tbsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. nutmeg

1 c. brown sugar

1 c. fruit juice

1/2 c. sour milk (buttermilk)

3 eggs, well beaten


Mix all ingredients together and steam for 3 hours.

Serve with whipped cream or ice cream.

This is Grandmother Adams' recipe.




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