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English Christmas Plum Pudding

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English Christmas Plum Pudding
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40 min.
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Wholemeal products as well as sultanas and dried fruits are rich in fibre, which keeps the blood sugar level constant, ensures long-term satiety and prevents ravenous attacks.

Hazelnuts offer optimal cell protection through the fat-soluble vitamin E, which also ensures good skin and healthy skin.

If you use cranberries for the garnish, you should use the unsweetened variety if possible. Alternatively, fresh fruit of your choice also tastes very good with pudding. A little grated dark chocolate topping rounds off this delicious dessert.


100 grams golden raisin
50 grams Currants
80 grams Dried plum
4 centiliters Rum
1 Apple
50 grams Candied lemon
50 grams candied orange
60 grams softened butter
50 grams breadcrumbs
75 grams Pastry flour
75 grams ground Hazelnuts
40 grams brown sugar
2 eggs
¼ teaspoon Ground clove
½ teaspoon cinnamon
Cranberry (for garnish)
Cranberry (for garnish)
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Preparation steps


Preheat the oven to 150°C (approximately 300°F).


Blanch the raisins and currants in hot water. Drain in a colander. Chop the prunes finely. Combine the raisins, currants, prunes and rum.

Peel, quarter, core and finely grate the apples. Finely chop the candied lemon and orange. Add the apples and candied lemon and orange to the rum mixture. Stir together the softened butter, breadcrumbs, flour, ground hazelnuts, sugar, eggs, cloves and cinnamon. Combine with the rum mixture and knead into a dough. 

Transfer the batter to a greased pudding mold. Seal the lid with aluminum foil. Place the mold in a hot water bath and bake for 3 hours. Store until ready to serve in the closed mold. Unmold to serve. Garnish as desired with clementine segments and cranberries.