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Christmas Pudding Recipe

Delicious christmas pudding which is super easy to put together. But it taste so delicous, moist and full of flavour.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 45 mins
Total Time 2 hrs
Course Desert
Cuisine British
Servings 6 servings


  • Dried Fruits - 2.5 cups to 3 cups

(I used 1.5 cup raisans,¼ cup sultanas, ¼ cup currants, ⅛ cup dates, ⅛ cup candied peels, ⅛ cup prunes & ⅛ cup of mixed dried fruits like strawberries, kiwi, ginger, pineapple & cherries)

  • Rum or Orange Juice or Wine - ¼ cup
  • All Purpose Flour / Maida - ½ cup
  • Breadcrumbs - ½ cup
  • Unsalted Cold Butter - 75 grams grated and kept cold
  • Brown Sugar - ⅓ cup
  • Cinnamon Power - ½ tsp
  • Ground Cloves - ¼ tsp
  • Baking Powder - ½ tsp
  • Lemon Zest from 1 lemon
  • Egg - 1
  • Apples - ½ a grated apple
  • Honey - 1 tblsp


  • Mix all ingredients in a bowl except dried fruits.
  • Once it is combined. Add in dried fruits along with the liquid.
  • Fold gently.
  • Spoon it in a well greased 0.5 liter oven safe glass bowl.
  • Take a parchment paper and grease it with oil or butter. Place it over the pudding bowl and place a sheet of foil over it and press it well. Now seal with a elastic band
  • Place it in a sauce pan, which has a small bowl or saucer in the bottom. Place the pudding bowl over it. Cover it with water till it comes half way through the bowl. Cover and steam the pudding for 1 hour and 45 mins.
  • Now insert a toothpick to check whether the pudding is done.
  • Now remove it from pot and cool for 5 mins. Now run a knife around the edges.
  • Now invert it to a plate.
  • Serve.
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