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Seasonal pudding recipes

Don't want to mention the dreaded C wordWink

 

Last year I made a couple of batches of Last Minute Seasonal Puddings from a recipe that originally came from Sainsbury's back in the 90's.

 

This year I want to make my own (I know I should have started back in June/July) and I used to have my granddad's recipe but, sadly, that bit of paper has long been lost along with the file I had on an old computer back in the 80's/90's.

 

The nearest recipe (by memory) to his I can find is this. Just wondering if anyone has any tried and tested recipes to recommend that I can look at to compare?

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I recently came across this gentleman's cookery blog and although I have not tried this recipe he is making it does sound similar to what you are looking for? And you can always drop him a comment he will def reply back to you.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XbF3zMjrbCs

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@Steve That does look closer to my granddad's recipe with the suet as well although his recipe wasn't as runny before covering.

 

Here's another one but I'd leave out the carrots!

 

What I do remember is that he always covered the pudding with suet pastry then with a cloth tied round the rim. Once cooked we all used to eat the pastry that then tasted like the Xmas pudding. And we all had a stir while making a wishCheesy

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Being as there are only 2 of us at home, we buy ours, but how many of you still put the odd coin in? I can remember the old sixpence coin being put in my aunty's home made puds when I was a nipper. Having said that, the young 'uns of today will hoping to find the latest mobile phone or x-box I suppose.  Roll_eyes

The thing with the sixpence was whoever found it in there pud was exempt from any household chores on that day.

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So I take it that whoever cooked the meal always seemed to get the coin?? Funny

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Well, it did seem strange that either my aunt or uncle got it, but being kids, me and brother never really gave it much thought. We just put it down to luck, but now that you mention it....Undecided

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And don't forget that they wouldn't have wanted you to choke on the coinWink

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There is that too, but pretending to choke on a coin and watching aunt and uncles faces turn from happy to panic in 2 seconds flat was priceless.  Grin

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Pete11 wrote:

"... how many of you still put the odd coin in? ... Having said that, the young 'uns of today will hoping to find the latest mobile phone or x-box I suppose."

We know that the iPhone 8 blends: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1woiGfJ7rDA but survives a waffle iron: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3acLqgb3mwo

The question now is:  Will it survive steaming inside a pudding?

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@Jonpe wrote:

 

The question now is:  Will it survive steaming inside a pudding?


Well I'm certainly not going to buy one to find out. Undecided

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