Plum Pudding Recipe

Staff Writer
Plum Pudding Recipe
Grandma Abson

This classic recipe for plum pudding will bring smiles on Christmas Day.

Deliver Ingredients


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  • 10 Ounces currants
  • 5 Ounces soft brown sugar
  • 1 Ounce sliced almonds or chopped nuts
  • 1 Teaspoon mixed spice (cinnamon, coriander, allspice, nutmeg, ginger, cloves)
  • 5 Ounces self-rising flour
  • 5 Ounces suet
  • 5 Ounces sultanas
  • 5 Ounces stoned raisins
  • 3 Ounces mixed fruit peels
  • 5 Ounces breadcrumbs
  • 1 Teaspoon cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 small can stout
  • Splash of milk


In a large, heatproof bowl, mix the dry ingredients. Add the eggs, then the stout and milk. Mix well. Cover with parchment paper with a hole cut out in the center. Steam or boil for 4 hours. Store in a cool place. Steam for 2 hours prior to serving.

Plum Shopping Tip

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Plum Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.