Plum Pudding Recipe


Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time2 Hr 0 Min
Ready In2 Hr 30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings6
Main Ingredient


 Raisins1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Currants1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Dates1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
 Dried figs1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Citron1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), chopped fine
 Flour2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Soda1 Teaspoon
 Cinnamon1 Teaspoon
 Cloves1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Nutmeg1 Teaspoon
 Salt/Salt substitute1 Teaspoon
 Sour milk1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Molasses1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Suet1 Cup (16 tbs), ground (Put Through Meat Grinder)
 Walnuts1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1037 Calories from Fat 457

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 52 g79.4%

Saturated Fat 23.5 g117.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 27.2 mg

Sodium 621.8 mg25.9%

Total Carbohydrates 139 g46.3%

Dietary Fiber 8.5 g34.1%

Sugars 80.8 g

Protein 13 g26.3%

Vitamin A 0.4% Vitamin C 17.6%

Calcium 31.9% Iron 36.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Grease a 1-1 ½ quart mold with oil or unsalted butter.
2. In a medium bowl, mix the dried fruits, nuts and fruit peel and dredge with flour. Keep aside for later use.

3. Use a large clean glass bowl.
4. In the bowl sift together the flour, salt, soda and spices.
5. To the sifted dry ingredients, add the sour milk and molasses and stir using a wooden spoon.
6. Work in the ground suet.
7. Add the dredged dried fruits and nuts and bring together to form a stiff dough.
8. Transfer the mixture into the greased mold
9. Use the back of the spoon to evenly spread and level the dough in the mold.
10. Cover the mold with foil

11. Steam the pudding for 3 hours; until the pudding is cooked a knife when pierced comes out clean.
12. Remove from steamer and cool slightly before serving.
13. To serve, unmold the pudding on serving plate and
14. Serve warm with custard sauce or caramel sauce.