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Last-minute Christmas pudding

Last-minute Christmas pudding

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 6 - 8

This quick microwave Christmas pud, which uses shop-bought mincemeat, takes just 35 mins - simply combine the ingredients and cook on the day for a last-minute dessert

  • Freezable
Nutrition: per serving (for 6)
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal634
fat20g
saturates11g
carbs108g
sugars73g
fibre2g
protein7g
low insalt1g
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Ingredients

  • 300g good-quality mincemeat
  • 140g fine shred orange marmalade
  • 200g molasses cane sugar
  • 4 tbsp treacle
  • 3 eggs , beaten
  • 4 tbsp whisky
  • 100g butter , frozen and coarsely grated
  • 200g self-raising flour

Method

  • STEP 1

    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.

  • STEP 2

    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.

RECIPE TIPS
FLAMING YOUR PUDDING
To 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.

Goes well with

Recipe from December 2005, December 2005

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Rating: 4 out of 5.3 ratings
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