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Spiced Orange Christmas Pudding

Spiced Orange Christmas Pudding

Christmas dinner is not complete without a large helping of Christmas pudding with rum-soaked fruit. You can make this a month before the big day to save you rushing around making everything at the last minute.

Servings: 1

Servings: 1

Ingredients

Method

Ingredients

(Servings: 1)

  • 350 350 g mixed dried fruit to your taste e.g. sultanas, raisins, Figs, ginger, cranberries
  • 100 100 g chopped dates
  • 8 8 Tbsp spiced rum, orange liqueur or almond milk
  • 85 85 g plain flour
  • 40 40 g chopped nuts
  • 1 1 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 1 tsp mixed spice
  • 1 1 tsp all spice
  • 1 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 0.5 0.5 tsp salt
  • 75 75 g coconut sugar or soft brown sugar
  • 40 40 g breadcrumbs
  • 1 1 tsp baking powder
  • 3 3 Tbsp orange marmalade
  • 100 100 g dairy free butter
  • zest and juice of 2 oranges
  • 100 100 g grated carrot

Method

  1. Firstly soak the fruit in a large bowl in the rum for 2-3 hrs or overnight.
  2. Now stir together the dry ingredients in a large bowl. Transfer the dry mix, grated carrot, zest and orange juice, butter and soaked fruit to your mixer.
  3. Mix on a low speed (1 or 2) until just combined.
  4. Grease a pudding bowl basin and fill with the mixture leaving about 2 cm free from the top to allow for rising.
  5. Cover with baking paper and foil and secure with well string.
  6. Place in a saucepan and pour in boiling water halfway up the sides of the basin. Simmer gently for 5 hours, topping up the water when necessary.
  7. Once cooked the Christmas pudding can be stored until needed. It will keep for up to a month.
  8. Steam or microwave until warmed through to serve.

Recipes by Niki Webster, of rebelrecipes.com. You can follow Niki on Instagram @RebelRecipes. 

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