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The night before you want to bake these 'Christmas pudding' buns combine the flour, yeast, sugar, salt and citrus z...

  • For the dough
  • 400 g strong white bread flour
  • 7 g sachet of dried fast action yeast
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • zest of 1 orange
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 250 ml semi-skimmed milk
  • 100 g unsalted butter
  • melted
  • 1 large free range egg
  • oil for kneading
  • For the filling
  • 1.5 tightly packed cups of sultanas (or a mixture or currants
  • raisins and sultanas)
  • 5 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp demerara sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 100 g mixed citrus peel
  • 100 g glace cherries
  • chopped into quarters at least
  • 1 handful flaked blanched almonds
3.4/5 (127 Votes)

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Thoroughly and generously grease the inside of your pudding basin and set aside

  • 150g soft butter/margarine – plus extra to grease
  • 150g self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 2 medium eggs – at room temp – lightly whisked
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 100g blueberries
  • 3 tbsp Golden Syrup
  • Edible golden lustre powder – available online or in cake craft/sugar craft shops
  • 1-3 packs popping candy
  • A pudding basin with a capacity of approx 1 litre capacity.
3/5 (131 Votes)

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Mix the flour, baking powder, bread crumbs, butter, salt and brown sugar in a bowl

  • 150g flour
  • 150g breadcrumbs
  • 200g butter
  • 150g of brown sugar
  • 150ml of milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 500g raisins
  • soaked and drained (Smyrna
  • Corinth and Malaya)
  • 300g candied fruit (cherries and lemon zest
  • grapefruit and orange)
  • 12 chopped prunes
  • 60g chopped almonds
  • 1/2 grated nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 sachet of baking powder
  • cognac or brandy
4.4/5 (36 Votes)

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A family recipe from Great-Nanna Lottie

  • 1 lb flour
  • 1 lb breadcrumbs
  • 1 lb suet
  • 1 lb currents
  • 1 lb raisins
  • 1 lb sugar
  • 2 lemons
  • 1/4 lb candied peel
  • a little milk
  • nutmeg and mace to taste
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 pint brandy
3.9/5 (43 Votes)

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In a bowl, soak the sultanas, currants, figs, mixed peel, cherries and apricots with the brandy overnight

  • 175 g sultanas
  • 175 g currants
  • 70 g dried figs
  • chopped
  • 50 g mixed peel
  • 45 g glacé cherries
  • halved
  • 50 g dried apricots
  • chopped
  • 100 ml brandy
  • 50 g stem ginger
  • chopped + 2 tbsp of their syrup
  • 1 apple
  • grated
  • Juice + zest 1 orange
  • 3 large eggs
  • beaten
  • 125 g shredded suet
  • 125 g fresh
  • white breadcrumbs
  • 175 g light muscovado sugar
  • 90 g self-raising flour
  • 1/2 tsp mixed spice
  • Butter
  • for greasing
2.9/5 (27 Votes)

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