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Nutty Christmas Pudding Recipe

Nutty Christmas Pudding
How to make Nutty Christmas Pudding

Here’s an easy Christmas pudding recipe that can be prepared at home without much hassle. This pudding recipe yields for an amazing dessert which is full of the nutty goodness of dry fruits, cranberries, cherries, dates and more.

  • Total Cook Time5 hrs 20 mins
  • Prep Time 20 mins
  • Cook Time5 hrs
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Nutty Christmas Pudding

  • For Grease Melted Butter
  • 75 gram Glaze Cherries
  • 375 gram Peel
  • 75 gram Dried Figs (Chopped)
  • 75 gram Dried Cranberries
  • 75 gram Pitted Dried Dates (Chopped)
  • 200 gram Orange Juice
  • 80 ml Brandy
  • 300 gram Plain Flour
  • 200 gram Bicarbonate Of Soda
  • 5 gram Ground Cinnamon
  • 8 gram Mixed Spice
  • 2 gram Ground Nutmeg
  • 250 gram Unsalted butter, melted, cooled
  • 220 gram Brown Sugar
  • 3 Eggs

How to Make Nutty Christmas Pudding

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Brush pudding cup to grease. Line the base with rounds of baking paper.
Sift combined flours, bicarbonate of soda, cinnamon, mixed spice and nutmeg into a large bowl. Add fruit mixture, butter, brown sugar and eggs and stir until well combined.
Gently spoon mixture into prepared pudding steamer, smooth top, and secure the lid.
Place pudding into a large saucepan. Pour in enough boiling water to combine halfway up the side of the pan.
Place over medium heat and bring to the boil. Cook, covered, topping up with extra boiling water if necessary, for 5 hours 30 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre of the pudding comes out clean.
Remove steamer from saucepan, and set aside for 10 minutes before turning onto a serving plate. Serve immediately with custard, ice-cream or brandy butter, if desired.
Combine the dried fruit, cherries, figs, pears, cranberries, dates, orange rind and juice in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
Cook, stirring, for 10 minutes, or until fruits soften. Remove from heat and set aside for 30 minutes to cool. Add the brandy and stir to combine.
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