Plum Pudding

A quick-mix steamed raisin pudding for the holidays.



  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup milk
  • 12 dates, pitted and chopped
  • 1/2 cup California raisins
  • 1/4 cup Zante currants
  • 1/4 cup candied mixed fruit peel
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup self-rising flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt


Grease a 1-quart pudding mold; set aside. In large saucepan, combine butter, sugar, milk, dates, raisins, currants, fruit peel that has been chopped and zest; bring to boil. Remove from heat and stir in baking soda. Sift in flour, cinnamon and salt; mix gently until blended. Pour into prepared pudding mold. Cover with double layer of greased wax paper and steam for 2 hours.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 220 (18% from fat); Total Fat 4.5g (sat 2.5g, mono 1g, poly 0g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 10mg; Protein 2g; Carbohydrate 44g; (Dietary Fiber 2g; Sugars 19g; ); Iron 1mg; Sodium 310mg; Calcium 79mg; Potassium 201mg

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