Dessert

Steamed Christmas pudding

Embrace tradition, don your apron and arm yourself with a sturdy wooden spoon. You simply must create this sensational steamed Christmas pudding for family and friends this festive season. They'll love you for it.
steamed christmas pudding
8
4H 40M

Ingredients

Steamed christmas pudding

Method

Steamed christmas pudding

1.Combine fruit, water, sugar and butter in medium saucepan. Stir over medium heat until butter melts and sugar dissolves; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 6 minutes. Stir in soda. Transfer mixture to large bowl; cool to room temperature.
2.Stir in eggs, sifted dry ingredients and rum.
3.Grease 2-litre (8-cup) pudding steamer; spoon mixture into steamer. Top with pleated baking paper and foil (to allow pudding to expand as it cooks); secure with kitchen string or lid.
4.Place pudding in large boiler with enough boiling water to come halfway up side of steamer. Cover with tight-fitting lid, boil for 4 hours, replenishing water as necessary to maintain level. Stand pudding 10 minutes before turning onto plate; serve with cream, if desired.

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