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Christmas Pudding

Sujata Limbu
30 minutes
Prep Time
120 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Christmas Pudding RECIPE

Christmas is not possible without the mention of a pudding that has been cooked to perfection.

Recipe Tags

  • Medium
  • Christmas
  • European
  • Steaming
  • Dessert

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 100 grams raisins
  2. 100 grams sultanas
  3. 115 grams butter
  4. 110 grams flour
  5. 1 cup of breadcrumbs (made from 4 slices of brown bread)
  6. 200 grams sugar
  7. 1 cup of nuts (mixed of your choice)
  8. 1 tsp cinnamon powder grounded
  9. 1 egg
  10. 250 ml milk
  11. butter to grease
  12. Few cherries to garnish.


  1. Take a bowl, add the first listed six ingredients with the mixed nuts and the cinnamon powder.
  2. Pour in the milk and break in the egg. Once these ingredients are combined well, tip this into a well greased 1.5 litre pudding bowl.
  3. Cover this pudding with a double layer of foil greased with butter, then make a pleat in the centre and allow this pudding to rise.
  4. Tie a string on the foil and place this pudding in a steamer which has water gently simmering water on the sides of the bowl. Cover it with a lid and let it steam for 2 and 1/2 hours.
  5. Make sure to check the water level during cooking. (In case you are preparing this dish ahead, remove the foil, let it cool, then wrap in a cling film and then a fresh foil.)
  6. In case you are serving it immediately, unwrap the foil and serve it on a plate.
  7. Garnish with some cherries and serve it warm.

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Nitu Sharma
Nitu Sharma   Jan-07-2017

Can we make it eggless.Its very Gd recipe

Meenaxi Ravichandran
Meenaxi Ravichandran   Dec-25-2016

Can we bake it instead? If so, at what temperature?

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