- 300g good-quality mincemeat
It's a classic ingredient at Christmas in small covered tarts, but mincemeat can be…
- 140g fine shred orange marmalade
One of the best-known citrus fruits, oranges aren't necessarily orange - some varieties are…
- 200g molasses cane sugar
More commonly known as treacle or black treacle or, in the US as blackstrap molasses, molasses…
- 4 tbsp treacle
- 3 eggs, beaten
The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…
- 4 tbsp whisky
Whisky usually means an ethanol-based spirit produced in Scotland. Ethanol is an intoxicating…
- 100g butter, frozen and coarsely grated
Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…
- 200g self-raising flour
Butter and line the base of a 1.5-litre pudding basin with greaseproof paper. In a large bowl, stir the ingredients together, adding them one at a time in the order they are listed, until everything is completely mixed.
Tip the pudding mix into the basin and cover with a circle of greaseproof paper. Place the pudding on a plate and microwave on Medium for 20-25 mins until cooked and an inserted skewer comes out clean. Leave to stand for 5 mins, then turn out and serve with brandy butter and cream.
Flaming your puddingTo flame the pudding, pour about 4 tbsp of brandy all over it. Then pour another tbsp into a large spoon. Carefully set light to this and pour onto the pudding so it starts to flame.