Last updated 6/12/2012 1:16:17 AM. Recipe ID 46066. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Christmas pudding
Yield: 10 Servings
2 c Pillsbury's Best All Purpose Flour*, sifted
1/3 c Sugar
1 1/4 ts Soda
1 ts Salt
1 ts French's Cinnamon
1/4 ts French's Ginger
1/4 ts French's Nutmeg
1/4 ts French's Cloves
1 c Suet; ground or grated
1 c Buttermilk or sour milk
1 c Raisins
1/3 c Molasses
Butterscotch; Nutmeg or Hard Sauce
STEAM for 2 to 2 1/2 hours. Sift together the flour, sugar, soda,
salt, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves. Stir in suet, buttermilk
or sour milk, raisins, and molasses. Mix until dry ingredients are
moistened. Turn into well-greased 2-quart mold or casserole. Cover
with tight cover or aluminum foil. Place on rack in large steamer or
kettle. Add boiling water to height of 2 inches in steamer, cover.
Steam 2 to 2 1/2 hours or until pudding springs back when touched
lightly in center.** Serve hot, cut into slices with Butterscotch,
Nutmeg, or Hard Sauce. *For use with Pillsbury's Best Self-Rising
Flour, omit soda and salt. **If desired, Christmas Pudding may be
baked in a 300 degree oven. Place a pan of water in oven. Cover
pudding and bake 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 hours.
Butterscotch Sauce: Combine 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar, 2
tablespoons flour and 1/8 teaspoons salt. Stir in 1 cup cream and 1
cup milk. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until slightly
Hard Sauce: Cream 1/2 cup butter. Add gradually 2 cups sifted
confectioners' sugar, creaming until light and fluffy. Blend in 1/8
teaspoon salt, 1 tablespoon boiling water, 1 teaspoon French's
Vanilla and 2 teaspoons French's Rum or Brandy Flavoring, if desired.
Chill until serving time.
Nutmeg Sauce: Cream 1/4 cup butter. Gradually add 1/2 cup sugar,
creaming until light and fluffy. Blend in 1 egg yolk, 1 1/2
tablespoons flour and 1 teaspoon French's Vanilla. Gradually add 1
1/4 cups boiling water. Cook in top of double boiler over boiling
water, stirring constantly until slightly thickened. Stir in 1/4
teaspoon French's Nutmeg.
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