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This Christmas plum pudding makes a delightful holiday dessert, putting you in the mood to go out caroling.

Ingredients for Pudding

  • 1 cup of flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 1/2 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 1 1/2 cup prine pulp, remove seeds and pulse 5 times in food processor
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup uncooked chopped prunes
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 3 eggs, seperated

Ingredients for Hard Sauce

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon dark rum
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours


  1. Sift together flour, salt, baking soda and spices.
  2. Mix the remainder of the ingredients and add just the egg yolks.
  3. Whip the egg whites until stiff and fold into the batter.
  4. Grease the inside of the pudding mold with butter, sugar coat and pour in the batter. Cover the mold with lid or cover tightly with foil. Steam for 3-4 hours, depending on the size of your mold.
  5. Serve hot with the hard sauce.
  6. For the Hard Sauce: Cream the butter in an electric mixer until pale in color. Add sugar and mix well. Add the flavorings, mixing well and adjust to taste.