Simple Plum Pudding


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup ground suet
  • 2 eggs (slightly beaten)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup cut raisins
  • 1/2 cup currants (cut)
  • 1/3 cup molasses
  • 1/4 tsp. ginger
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped citron
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp. cinnamon


Stir all the dry ingredients together. Add the citron, currants, raisins, and suet which have been mixed with a little flour. Add beaten eggs and flavoring; beat thoroughly. Pour into well greased mold. Steam 2-3 hours. Serve warm with sauce. NOTE: To steam, put hot water in large kettle or a roaster with a tight fitting lid. Place mold in the water. Cover. Keep the water at an even temperature. Stick with a straw or toothpick to test for doneness.


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 tsp. vanilla (strong)


Dissolve cornstarch in a little cold water. Cream sugar and butter. Add boiling water to the sugar and butter. Stir. Add the cornstarch mixture slowly and while stirring. Cook in double boiler to the right consistency. Add vanilla.


By Robin


Simple Plum Pudding

Robin, this sounds like a really good recipe but I have to ask: where the heck are the plums? Seems to me if it wants to call itself a "Plum Pudding Recipe", it should at least display a few plums. This is like a pecan pie recipe that doesn't call for pecans, or a strawberry shortcake recipe that doesn't call for strawberries. What's up with that? (12/15/2004)

By Alph


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