Double Decker Plum Pudding Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time1 Hr 0 Min
Ready In1 Hr 10 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Shortening3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 All purpose flour2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
 Baking powder1 Tablespoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Milk1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Brandy1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Soft bread crumbs3 Cup (48 tbs) (4 Bread Slices)
 Molasses2 Tablespoon
 Cocoa powder1 Tablespoon
 Water1 Tablespoon
 Ground cinnamon1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ground nutmeg1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Ground allspice1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Ground cloves1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Snipped pitted dates6 Ounce (1 Cup)
 Chopped walnuts1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Chopped mixed candied fruits and peels8 Ounce (1 Cup)
 Grated orange peel2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5914 Calories from Fat 1945

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 220 g337.9%

Saturated Fat 51.2 g255.8%

Trans Fat 20.2 g

Cholesterol 645.7 mg

Sodium 4548.6 mg189.5%

Total Carbohydrates 893 g297.6%

Dietary Fiber 47.3 g189.1%

Sugars 535.6 g

Protein 79 g157.9%

Vitamin A 19% Vitamin C 24.5%

Calcium 187.3% Iron 194.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In large mixing bowl cream shortening and sugar; beat in eggs.
Stir together flour, baking powder, and salt; stir into creamed mixture alternately with milk and brandy.
Stir in soft bread crumbs.
Divide batter in half (about 2 3/4 cups for each half).
Combine molasses, cocoa, water, and spices; blend into half of batter along with dates and walnuts.
Turn into greased and floured 12-cup tube pan.
Mix candied fruits and orange peel into remaining batter.
Carefully spoon over batter in pan.
Cover tightly with foil.
Set tube pan in baking pan on oven rack.
Pour hot water around mold to depth of 1 inch.
Bake at 325° for 2 hours.
Let stand in mold for 15 minutes; unmold.