Steamed Christmas pudding with maple poached oranges

Steamed Christmas pudding with maple poached oranges


This classic Christmas pudding is the perfect end to your festive celebrations.

The ingredient of Steamed Christmas pudding with maple poached oranges

  1. 500g mixed dried fruit
  2. 1/3 cup diced dried apricots
  3. 1/2 cup chopped dried dates
  4. 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  5. 1/2 cup brandy
  6. 125g butter
  7. 1 cup brown sugar
  8. 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  9. 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  10. 1/3 cup orange marmalade
  11. 1 cup plain flour
  12. 1 cup self-raising flour
  13. 2 teaspoons mixed spice
  14. Double cream or custard, to serve
  15. 4 large oranges, peeled
  16. 1/2 cup maple syrup

The instruction how to make Steamed Christmas pudding with maple poached oranges

  1. Combine mixed dried fruit, apricots, dates, cranberries and 1/3 cup brandy in a glass or ceramic bowl. Cover with plastic wrap. Stand overnight to allow flavours to develop.
  2. Place butter, sugar, 1/2 cup cold water and fruit mixture in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring, until butter is melted and sugar dissolved. Simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Stir in bicarbonate of soda. Set aside to cool.
  3. Grease an 8 cup-capacity metal pudding steamer. Line base with a circle of baking paper.
  4. Add eggs to fruit mixture. Mix well. Stir in marmalade, flours, spice and remaining brandy until well combined. Pour mixture into prepared steamer. Tap on bench to remove any air bubbles. Level top with a spatula. Secure lid on steamer. Place in a large saucepan. Carefully pour boiling water into pan until halfway up side of steamer. Cover pan. Place over medium heat. Boil for 4 hours 30 minutes, topping up with boiling water when necessary.
  5. Remove pan from heat. Carefully lift steamer from water. Stand for 10 minutes. Remove lid. Turn pudding onto a plate.
  6. Make Maple poached oranges: Segment oranges over a bowl and squeeze membrane to release any extra juice. Place maple syrup and 1/4 cup cold water in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer. Simmer for 5 minutes or until syrup thickens slightly. Add orange segments and juice. Simmer for 2 minutes or until heated through. Remove from heat.
  7. Serve pudding topped with a few maple poached oranges. Serve with remaining orange mixture and cream or custard.

Nutritions of Steamed Christmas pudding with maple poached oranges

calories: 823.833 calories
calories: 25.1 grams fat
calories: 15.4 grams saturated fat
calories: 133.2 grams carbohydrates
calories: 8.5 grams protein
calories: 112 milligrams cholesterol
calories: 457 milligrams sodium
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