Steamed Plum Pudding
Contributed by: Irene Scott
A steamed pudding cake for Christmas.
- 12 large prunes
- 1 cup raisins
- 1 cup apples, chopped and peeled
- 2 cups robin hood white flour
- 1 tsp. salt
- 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon cloves
- 1 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1 cup white sugar
- 1 cup fine suet
- 1 egg, beaten
- 3/4 cup prune liquid
- 1/4 cup molasses
Prepare prunes in jar of hot water overnight. Reserve 3/4 cup liquid.
Cut up prunes. Combine prunes, raisins and apples.
Sift flour, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg. Blend well with fruit. Add white sugar, suet, stir in egg, prune liquid and molasses.
Spoon into 2 quart pudding mold and cover with foil. Steam 3 hours.