Basic Steamed Pudding

    Basic Steamed Pudding

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    1hour55min


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    An oldie but a goodie. You can vary this pudding recipe with different flavours, such as lemon zest, sultanas or other fruit. Serve with custard.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 6 

    • 125g butter or margarine
    • 125g caster or brown sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 185g plain flour
    • 1 tablespoon baking powder
    • 2 tablespoons milk

    Directions
    Preparation:25min  ›  Cook:1hour30min  ›  Ready in:1hour55min 

    1. Cream the butter and sugar in a bowl until fluffy and almost white. Gradually add the beaten eggs, mixing vigorously. Sift the flour and baking powder into a bowl.
    2. Gradually incorporate the flour into the mixture as lightly as possible, keeping to a dropping consistency by adding a little milk.
    3. Place in a greased 1.2 litre pudding basin, and cover with greaseproof paper and secure with string. Place basin in a large pot and fill with water until 2/3 of the pudding bowl is covered with water.
    4. Cover pot and steam the pudding for 1-1 1/2 hours - checking every so often to see if water needs topping up.
    5. Remove from pot, take off paper and run a spatula around the edge of the bowl to release the pudding.
    6. Serve with custard.

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    Reviews (1)

    zanlaria
    5

    I tried this recipie tonight, the pudding had such a wonderful crumb. I made an apple and rhubarb mix and put on the bottom of my pudding basin. - 27 Mar 2014

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