Christmas Pudding


    • 7ozs margarine
    • 14ozs sultanas, 14ozs raisins
    • 1oz chopped almonds
    • 6ozs plain flour
    • 2 heaped teasp mixed spice
    • 1 teasp nutmeg
    • 6ozs fresh breadcrumbs
    • 7ozs soft brown sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • rind and juice of lemon
    • 1 tbsp treacle
    • 4 tbsp milk / beer
    • 2 tbsp brandy (optional)



Melt margarine in a saucepan.

Mix all ingredients together in a large mixing bowl.

Place in 2 x 2lb pudding bowls or 4 x 1lb pudding bowls and cover well.

Steam 2lb for 6 hours or 1lb for 4 hours.

Cool, cover and store in a cool place

Pudding can be steamed again before serving, or portion and microwave for 30 secs.

On R238 from Derry to Buncrana at Tooban, Burnfoot 


Co. Donegal 

Republic of Ireland F93 XY65