Makes a 2 pint or 1.2 litre pudding.
You can make smaller puddings by dividing the mixture into smaller basins, but the cooking time for each will be less depending on the size. If you are using individual basins they will only need steaming for about 3 - 3½ hours.
50gm S.R Flour
110gms White breadcrumbs (Try to make your own, they are nicer than bought ones!)
225gms Soft Dark Brown Sugar
120gms Shredded Suet (Beef or vegetarian is fine)
2 Large Eggs
1 Teasp Mixed Spice
½Teasp ground Nutmeg
½Teasp Ground Cinnamon
1 Med Cooking Apple - grated
1 Med Carrot - Grated
30gms Mixed Peel
20gms Chopped Almonds (optional)
1 Large Orange and 1 Large Lemon - grated zest only
30ml of rum or brandy
75ml Stout such as Guinness
75ml Strong Dark Beer
Start the pudding on the day before you want to steam it.
NB Reheat individual puddings for about 1 - 2 hours.