Plum Pudding Recipe

I love a good steamed plum pudding so seeing that today is National Plum Pudding Day I had to find you a recipe

Plum pudding is a steamed or boiled pudding frequently served at holiday times.  Plum pudding has never contained plums.  The name Christmas pudding is first recorded in 1858 in a novel by Anthony Trollope.

 

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Here below is a list of the ingredients you will need to make this plum pudding

 

 

 

Prep Time: 45 minutes

Cook Time: 4 hours

Yield: 2 plum puddings

Ingredients:

1 cup granulated Sugar
1 cup butter, room temperature
1 cup milk*
2 eggs, beaten
2/3 cup molasses
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
3 teaspoons baking powder
3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour plus 2 tablespoons
1 1/2 cups raisins, finely chopped
1 cup dates, chopped
1/2 cup nuts, chopped
3 tablespoons candied orange or lemon citron, finely chopped
1 1/2 cups chopped apples
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
Boiling Water
Nutmeg Sauce (see recipe below)

* 1/2 cup fruit juice and 1/2 cup brandy may be substituted for the milk if desired.

 

 

 

 

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National Plum Pudding Day

Plum pudding is a mouthwatering treat that, surprisingly enough, contains no plums! In the 17th century when it was first created, plums referred to raisins or other dried fruits. Plum pudding (aka Christmas pudding) is a steamed or boiled pudding usually served during the holiday season.

Plum pudding is composed of nutmeg, raisins, nuts, apples, cinnamon, dates, and many other ingredients. In England, it is tradition to have every person in a household simultaneously hold onto the wooden spoon together to help stir the batter. As they stir they also have to make a wish!

Did you know that during the Puritan reign in England, plum pudding was outlawed because it was considered “sinfully rich?” To celebrate this sinful dessert on National Plum Pudding Day, dig out Grandma’s old recipe for plum pudding and make some to share with friends and family!

 

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