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Catholic Recipe: Australian Traditional Christmas Pudding Recipe

    INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 pound plain flour
  • 1/2 pound breadcrumbs
  • 1 pound butter
  • 1 pound brown sugar
  • 1 pound currants
  • 1/2 pound raisins
  • 1 pound golden raisins
  • 1/2 pound citron peel
  • 9 eggs
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/2 cup brandy
  • 1/4 pound almonds
  • 1/2 teaspoon mixed spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • Details

  • Serves: 16
  • Prep Time: 5 hours
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 15+
  • Origin: Australia

DIRECTIONS

Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, well beaten, also brandy. Stir in all fruit and chopped blanched almonds. Add breadcrumbs, flour, soda, and spices. Bake in greased pudding basin or pudding mould, leaving sufficient room for rising. (The pudding can also be poured onto a piece of calico and tied securely with string.) Steam for 6 hours.

This pudding can be made ahead of time, say two or three months if wished. This recipe makes two very large puddings; It is best divided into 3 portions. A half quantity takes 3 1/2 hours to cook. For heating pudding when required, boil slowly for 2-3 hours.

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