Plum Pudding

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Plum Pudding

Plum Pudding


  • 1 tsp of baking soda dissolved in 1 tbsp warm water
  • 4 well-beaten eggs
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp cloves
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup citron sliced thin
  • 1 cup chopped almonds
  • 1 cup dried currants
  • 1 cup seedless raisins
  • 1 pint flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cups fine bread crumbs
  • 1 cup finely chopped beef suet


  • Flour the fruit thoroughly.

    In a large bowl, mix the eggs, sugar, spices, and salt in the milk.

    Stir in the fruit, nuts, bread crumbs, and suet. Then stir in the dissolved baking soda. Then add in the flour.

    Boil or steam for 4 hours. Serve with wine or brandy (which may be flambed) or any well-flavored sauce.

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