Australian Traditional Christmas Pudding
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time: over 5 hrs
serves/makes: 16recipe id: 28120
1/2 pound plain flour
1/2 pound breadcrumbs
1 pound butter
1 pound brown sugar
1 pound currants
1/2 pound raisins
1 pound sultanas
1/2 pound citron peel
1 pinch salt
1/2 cup brandy
1/4 pound almonds
1/2 teaspoon mixed spice
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, well beaten, also brandy. Stir in all fruit and chopped blanched almonds. Add breadcrumbs, flour, soda, and spices.
Bake in greased pudding basin, leaving sufficient room for rising. (The pudding can also be poured onto a piece of calico and tied securely with string.) Steam for 6 hours.
This pudding can be made ahead of time, say two or three months if wished.
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