adapting Christmas pudding recipe

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Dubz

adapting Christmas pudding recipe

making my first Christmas pudding this year and have a nice looking recipe from the women's institute cookbook, my only complaint being it has no nuts or brandy/rum in it, is there some sort of formula for the ratio of wet to dry ingredients that exists so that i can adapt my recipe to include these ingredients? i have had a look at loads of recipes but can't find one that includes all the things i love in a xmas pud , ie: nuts, dark brown sugar, black treacle , stout, brandy or rum and (obv) loads of fruit and peel, i like my pud to have everything! can anyone help???

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Elpe

Christmas pudding

Well, Delia's traditional Christmas pudding recipe has everything you mention except the treacle and I'm sure you could just add a spoonful. Enjoy!

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Anastasia

Ingredients

This is what I have in mine.
A mix of fruit, raisins , currants , a few dates , a few cranberries dried, sultans, cherries , peel ,a few dried apricots chopped up, .Thisnis all soaked in stout overnight.
The dry ingredients are breadcrumbs , flour , almonds , brown sugar. walnuts , a few almonds , just slivers. Black treacle
I use egg also.
Cinnamon , fresh nutmeg , mixed spice.

I do not use scales so all is done by eye.

Delicious puddings every year.
I do feel that ingredients for Christams pudding is open to the addition of any fruits , or anything else , purely personal taste.

 
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