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Christmas Pudding With Brandy Icing
Submitted by Keldon C. See all of Keldon C.'s recipes. | November 29th, 2022

Ingredients are for 10 Servings.
Scale It
Amount Unit Ingredient
1 1/2 cups
1/2 cup
1 1/2 cups
1/2 cup
1/4 cup
2 large
3/4 cup
1 1/2 teaspoons
3/4 teaspoon
1/2 teaspoon
1 teaspoon
1/2 teaspoon
3/4 cup
2 cups
2 tablespoons

Preheat oven to 350°F / 180°C / Gas Mark 4

Dredge the candied fruit and candied pineapple in 2 tablespoons of flour. This will stop them from clumping when added to the batter.

In a separate bowl; mix together the remaining flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, ground cinnamon and ground allspice.

Set both of these aside.

Combine 1/4 cup butter and the sugar in a large mixing bowl; beat with a wooden spoon until well blended.

Add eggs and molasses, mixing well.

Add the flour mixture and milk, alternately, starting and ending with the flour mixture.

Stir the candied fruit mixture into batter.

Spoon batter into a greased and floured 2 quart ring mold. Cover with foil.

Bake in a preheated 350°F oven for 1 1/2 hours.

Unmold onto serving platter.

To make the Brandy Icing:
In a separate bow, vigorously mix together the icing sugar and brandy. If it is too runny, add more icing sugar.

Spoon Brandy Icing over the pudding.


Submitted by Keldon C. See all my recipes. | November 29th, 2022

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