Christmas Pudding

The Three Ways House traditional Christmas Pudding recipe.

  • 30 minutes Preparation
  • 5 hours Cooking
  • Serves 6


90g plain flour

¼ teaspoon salt

90g shredded suet

½ teaspoon mixed spice

¼ teaspoon powdered cinnamon

45g breadcrumbs

60g caster sugar

60g candied peel, chopped

60g dark soft brown sugar

60g glacé cherries

90g currants

90g raisins

120g sultanas

45g blanched almonds, chopped

30g apple, peeled, cored and chopped

Juice and finely grated rind of ½ lemon

2 teaspoons golden syrup

4 tablespoons brandy

2 eggs , beaten

60ml milk


Sift the flour and salt together, and then mix all the dry ingredients down to and including the apple and lemon rind together. Stir in all the remaining ingredients, and place the pudding mixture in a greased 1.1 litre pudding basin. Steam 5 hours or until cooked.

To reheat steam for further 1 1/2 to 2 hours.