Steamed citrus brandy fruit pudding

Looking for a pudding with a difference this year? Our steamed citrus brandy pudding has all that you love about the classic fruit with added zing.
steamed citrus brandy fruit pudding
4H 45M

Nothing says Christmas like a plump, juicy fruit pudding. Delight your family and friends with the timeless homemade treat that will warm your soul and remind you of childhood.

This year why not give your classic steamed fruit pudding some extra oomph with the addition of citrus and brandy.

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1.Grease a 3-litre (12-cup) pudding steamer; line the base with baking paper.
2.Beat butter, sugar and rinds in a large bowl with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
3.Stir fruit, carrot, peel and breadcrumbs into the creamed mixture. Fold in sifted dry ingredients, then stir in brandy.
4.Spoon mixture into steamer, level top; cover with pleated baking paper and foil to allow the pudding to expand during steaming, secure with a lid or kitchen string.
5.Place the steamer in a large saucepan with enough boiling water to come halfway up the side of the steamer; cover pan with a tight fitting lid.
6.Simmer, covered, for 4 hours, replenishing with boiling water as necessary to maintain the water level. Stand the pudding for 5 minutes before turning out.

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