Mr D on November 22nd, 2012
By cooking your Christmas Pudding in a Mr D’s Thermal Cooker you can save up to 5 hours of fuel used for cooking.
This Christmas Pudding is very easy to make and now if made now will be perfect for Christmas lunch.
Christmas Pudding cooked by Mr D in his Thermal Cooker
- . 115g self raising flour
- . 115 raisins
- . 115 sultanas
- . 115g breadcrumbs
- . 115g dark brown sugar
- . 115g vegetable shredded suet
- . 1 large apple peeled, cored and chopped
- . ½ tsp mixed spice
- . ½ tsp ground cinnamon
- . ½ tsp grated nutmeg
- . 2 eggs
- . juice of a lemon
- . rind of a lemon
- . 4 tbsp dark rum
- . 1 cup (250ml) milk
- 1. Grease a 2 pint/1 litre pudding basin
- 2. Put a trivet in the inner pot. Fill with enough water to come up to 5cms below the edge of the pudding basin when placed on the trivet.
- 3. Bring the water in the inner pot to the boil while you add all the dry ingredients to a large mixing bowl and mix.
- 4. Add the eggs, lemon juice, lemon rind, rum and milk. Mix with a wooden spoon.
- 5. Put the mixture into the greased pudding basin.
- 6. Place a piece of greased, greaseproof paper on top of the mixture.
- 7. Cover with aluminium foil and tie round the edge remembering to make a handle to lift the pudding out when hot.
- 8. Carefully place the basin in the inner pot of boiling water and bring back to the boil with the lid on.
- 9. Once boiling turn down the heat and simmer for 30 minutes with the lid on.
- 10. Place the inner pot into the vacuum-insulated outer Thermal Container, shut the lid and leave to slow cook without power for a minimum of 5 hours.
- 11. Once cooked remove the pudding and allow to cool before storing for Christmas.
- 12. Reheat before eating.
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