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Low fat CHristmas Pudding
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Low fat CHristmas Pudding

By oldbinky (GoodFood Community)
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 10
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  • * 75g (3oz) currants
  • * 75g (3oz) sultanas
  • * 115g (4oz) raisins
  • * 75g (3oz) cherries
  • * 75g (3oz) plain flour
  • * 1tsp mixed spice
  • * ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • * 50g (2oz) fresh breadcrumbs
  • * 50g (2oz) brown sugar
  • * 2 teaspoons gravy browning
  • * grated zest of ½ lemon and orange
  • * 115g (4oz) grated apple
  • * 115g (4oz) grated carrot
  • * 4tbsp brandy, rum or beer
  • * 1tbsp lemon juice
  • * 4tbsps skimmed milk
  • * 2 eggs beaten
  • * 2tbsp molasses or cane sugar syrup

* 4tbsps brandy or rum for reheating

  • * 4tbsps brandy or rum for reheating


  • STEP 1
    Combine all the dry ingredients and wet ingredients in 2 separate bowls
  • STEP 2
    Mix together, adding the beaten egg, until all the ingredients are well combined.
  • STEP 3
    Pour the mixture into a 1 litre (2lb) pudding basin or glass bowl and cover with aluminium foil if steaming (not if micro waving).
  • STEP 4
    Place in a steamer, cover and cook for 3 hours. For microwave cooking, after filling the basin, cover with an upturned plate and microwave on high power for 5 minutes. Leave to stand for 5 minutes, then microwave for a further 5 minutes
  • STEP 5
    To reheat, steam for 1-2 hours or microwave for 10 minutes
  • STEP 6
    When cooked, run a knife around the edge of the basin, turn out onto a serving plate and drizzle with brandy or rum.

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