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Short on time this Christmas? Here is a sure-fire way to create a great tasting Christmas Pud in just a couple of hours.
Servings 8
Calories 620 kcal
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins

Ingredients
 

  • 250 ml sloe gin
  • 50 g black treacle
  • 3 tsp mixed spice
  • 100 g soft brown sugar
  • 100 g raisins
  • 100 g sultanas
  • 1 small apple, grated
  • 200 g chopped Medjool dates
  • 100 g currants
  • 50 g candied fruits chopped, optional
  • 150 extra virgin olive oil
  • 50 g toasted flaked almonds
  • 100 g plain flour
  • 3 medium free-range eggs, beaten
  • 0.25 tsp salt

Instructions
 

  • Place the sloe gin, treacle, spice and sugar into a pan and just dissolve over low heat.
  • Add the fruit to a bowl, pour over the warmed mixture, then add the olive oil. Cover with cling film and leave to cool completely overnight to allow the fruit to plump up.
  • The next day. Add the almonds and flour, mix briefly, then add the eggs and finally salt.
  • Spoon into a 2lb non-stick loaf tin sealed well with oiled foil.
  • Place the tin into and deep tray and pour boiling water halfway up the sides of the tin (make sure it's this high at all times)
  • Cook for 1 hour 15 minutes, 190C Gas 5. The centre of the pudding should be above 65C.
  • Once cooked, remove from the tray and wrap in cling film. Cool and refrigerate.

To serve

  • I slice and gently warm in a microwave and serve with sauce or butter.
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Nutrition Facts
Lightning Fast Christmas Pudding
Amount per Serving
Calories
620
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
24
g
37
%
Saturated Fat
 
3
g
19
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Cholesterol
 
61
mg
20
%
Sodium
 
114
mg
5
%
Potassium
 
702
mg
20
%
Carbohydrates
 
83
g
28
%
Fiber
 
6
g
25
%
Sugar
 
56
g
62
%
Protein
 
7
g
14
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword fruit
Course Christmas, Christmas Desserts, Christmas Recipes, Dessert
Cuisine Christmas, ITV This Morning, Winter
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