Christmas Pudding Recipe
Our Christmas pudding recipe is packed full of fruit. Soaked overnight in stout to produce a moist sumptuous pudding.
This Christmas pudding recipe has lots of fruit in including figs making it an authentic figgy pudding.
We like to make ours with our wild white sourdough loaf breadcrumbs for a deeper interesting flavour.
This recipe will multiply brilliantly to be used on Stir Up Sunday, to bake with your friends and family.
If you love baking why not come on one of our cookery courses at the Hobbs House Cookery School.
Make your own sourdough bread with our small bread making kit.If you like this Christmas pudding recipe, why not try more of our Christmas recipes like our mince pie recipe.
1.5 litre pudding basin
50g dried figs chopped
50g dried apricots chopped
50g dates chopped
(total 500g of fruit, mix can be varied)
30g glace cherries chopped
1 apple peeled, cored and grated
Juice and zest of 1 orange
175g muscovado sugar
125g shredded suet
125g sourdough breadcrumbs
100g self raising flour
1 tsp mixed spice
Soak all the dried fruit overnight in the alcohol
The next day add the grated apple, orange zest and juice
Beat the eggs
Add the sugar and beat
Then add the suet, breadcrumbs, flour and spice, keep beating until mixed
Combine the two mixes together, stir well
Line the bottom of the pudding with a disk of greaseproof
Cover the top with a double of layer of greaseproof and foil
Gather and tie tightly with string
Steam for 3 1/2 hours, then store until Christmas day