Christmas Pudding Recipe

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Preparation Time2 Hr 0 MinCooking Time3 Hr 0 Min
Ready In5 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageCuisine
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Breadcrumbs2 Ounce, made from not more than 2-day old bread
 Cooking apples4 Ounce, grated (Good Quality)
 Ale/Beer / stout / milk1⁄4 Pint
 Flour4 Ounce
 Mixed spice1 Teaspoon
 Cinnamon1 Teaspoon
 Nutmeg1 Teaspoon
 Shredded suet4 Ounce
 Brown sugar4 Ounce
 Carrot1 Small, grated
 Mixed candied peel4 Ounce
 Blanched almonds4 Ounce, chopped
 Currants4 Ounce
 Raisins8 Ounce
 Sultanas4 Ounce
 Prunes/Dried apricots2 Ounce
 Lemon1⁄2 , rind grated and juiced
 Orange1⁄2 , rind grated
 Golden syrup/Black treacle1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4328 Calories from Fat 1548

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 176 g271.3%

Saturated Fat 62.6 g313.2%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 423 mg

Sodium 738.4 mg30.8%

Total Carbohydrates 673 g224.5%

Dietary Fiber 61.3 g245.3%

Sugars 393.3 g

Protein 73 g146.3%

Vitamin A 201.7% Vitamin C 461.2%

Calcium 96.4% Iron 131.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) In a large mixing bowl add in the breadcrumbs, grated apple, ale or milk., flour, eggs, mixed spice, cinnamon, nutmeg, shredded suet, brown sugar, carrot, candied peel, almonds, currants, raisins, sultanas, prunes or apricots, lemon rind and lemon juice, orange rind and golden syrup or black treacle.
2) Mix all the ingredients gently but thoroughly.
3) Leave the mixture to rest in a cool corner overnight.
4) Next day, transfer the pudding mixture into a large pudding basin or two smaller ones.
5) Cover the mixture with a cloth or paper.
6) Steam the pudding for about 6 to 8 hours.
7) Pull the cover off and allow the pudding to cool down.
8) When the pudding has cooled down completely, place a dry cloth or paper over it till time to serve.

9) Steam the Christmas Pudding for 2 hours before serving. If desires, place a bowl of fresh cream or golden syrup on the side.
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