Recipes/SpecialsRecipesCHRISTMAS PUDDING


Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hrs 15 minutes


  • 250g raisins
  • 250g currants
  • 185g sultanas
  • 150g mixed peel
  • 250g suet or vegetarian suet
  • 250g breadcrumbs
  • 90g flour
  • 12g mixed spice
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 180g demerara sugar
  • 275ml beer
  • 40ml dark rum
  • 40 ml brandy


1. First combine all the dry ingredients.
2. Stir them up.
3. Add the eggs and liquid.
3. Stir it all up.
5. Grease your pudding basins.
6. Press the cake mix into the basins.
7. Cover with a circle of parchment paper.
8. Cover basins with muslin or foil, and place puddings into a deep saucepan.
9. Fill with water up to 3/4 of pudding basin height.
10. Cover with foil.
11. Steam for 6hrs, refilling water if necessary.
12. Once cooled, wrap puddings well and keep in a cool, dry and dark place until Christmas

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