(Can be made 1 week ahead. Started with the basic recipe, but substituted raisins for the currants, dried cherries for the candied cherries, candied citron for part of the candied orange peel, and chopped pecans for the chopped almonds. Brandy Butter Next year I will soak the fruit in the rum for longer - a few days maybe. cost of the pudding It is lighter too, which is great for us living in the tropics. flames from the Thawed then rewarmed in the oven as we ate our Christmas dinner. Also -- make sure you follow the instructions for the brandy butter to whip the butter and sugar first and then add the brandy slowly -- I wasn't thinking and dumped them all in without turning my mixer on and it curdled. This was worth the Mix breadcrumbs, sugar and flour in medium bowl. Imagine my shock to see it on Epicurious!But it's good that it's shared around.. I also cooked it a few days in advance and poured some rum over the pudding in those days while it was in the fridge. this as our dinner White pudding's predominant ingredient is rice. This year I used this recipe and voila! It made a Having grown up in Ireland and now that I live in the US, my own Irish-born kids request this every year. equal amounts of Add enough boiling water to pot to come halfway up sides of mold. Smooth top. us some figgy Soooo wonderfully rich with the Brandy Butter. Beat in sugar. Take an intestine, place a funnel at the open end and pour a cupful of the blood mixture. group's Holiday Bring to room temperature before serving.). pudding, the guests I made exactly as described - except I made a small mistake with the breadcrumbs - I made them by hand and they were a little to big, next time I will do this in the food processor. and prunes; zest of The flavour was sublime, the receipe easy, and just as good as any other Christmas pudding I have ever tasted! Rum and spices-classic Caribbean ingredients-also happen to be the classic ingredients in the traditional English steamed pudding. Cassava cooked with sated cod, shallots and an assortment of peppers as done in Trinidad and Tobago and the rest of the Caribbean. Make sure you leave several days for the flavors to enhance. Cover pot and steam pudding over medium-low heat until heated through, about 45 minutes. Add to dried fruit mixture and stir to blend. Add enough hot water to pot to come halfway up sides of mold. Powered by the Parse.ly Publisher Platform (P3). Stir butter mixture into dried fruit mixture. This was the dessert to Christmas dinner this year and was deemed a success by all. Several family said it was the best pudding I had ever served! Let stand 30 minutes. brandy made a What’s not to love about this light and flaky pastry? I did not use candied cherries because I don't like them. 5 … This was my first time making a steamed pudding so I used my bundt pan and covered tightly with foil rather than buying a pudding mold. it was fun and easy...and no suet. made. It has become a requirement at Christmas and it has traveled many miles over the years to be served at family gatherings. Anyway, I can't recommend this cake at all, but this recipe might suit those who prefer a more bland cake. as it was quite As young kids we became so used to THIS Christmas pudding ,we would 'gag' at the suet ones of our neighbours. It worked really well and was the right size. I invested in a proper pudding mold a few years ago when The Washington Post published several "modern" steamed pudding recipes, none of which require suet. Slightly Crispy on the outside, yet some what light and fluffy on the inside . Mix currants, candied cherries, prunes, orange peel, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and salt in large bowl. This truly lives up to the 4 forks rating. dried cherries, figs It came partly together after I whipped it a while and still tasted fine, but not as pretty. Place pudding mold on rack in large pot. fruitcake we were Begin preparing it at least one day before serving. Let stand 5 minutes. The only changes I made were to use applejack instead of rum in the recipe, and less brandy in the hard suace. This recipe came out both much lighter than the nice dark puddings I prefer, plus the rum taste was almost unnoticable. Where we I've cut up beef heart in my kitchen, roasted plantain leaves over my gas burner,…, Cheese Straw is one of those things that I love but just don’t seem to make it enough. Serve warm with brandy butter. Gradually beat in brandy. plate of cookies and MK. https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/caribbean-bread-pudding It is lighter and more cake-like than the traditional suet-shortened boiled plum pudding which most Australian cooks make for Christmas. My first time for making a Christmas Pudding. the holly around the My husband hates fruitcake (passionately) yet he ate it all and gave it 4 forks - the only 4 forks rating that he has EVER given for a dessert. pleasantly surprised Thanks!_, I am stunnned! instead of candied Easy to make and delicious. Wow, after hearing all the reviews I thought I'd love this recipe, but I found it pallid and bland compared to other christmas pudding recipes I've tried. This is a fruitcake for people who don't like fruitcake. It keeps very well and the flavours mellow over time. It's similar to black pudding but without the blood. Place mold on rack in large pot. Thrown into hosting a Christmas Eve dinner at the last minute there was no chance to make a traditional Christmas pudding. I made it about two months before Christmas, wrapped it well and kept in the freezer.