How to make Christmas Pudding -

Christmas without this pudding is simply unthinkable.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Refined Flour, Candied Peel (कैंडीड पील )

Cuisine : British

Course : Desserts

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Christmas Pudding

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British cuisine has always been a multicultural - a pot pourri of eclectic styles.  However Britain's culinary expertise is not new! In the past British cooking was amongst the best in the world.  Traditional British cuisine is substantial, yet simple and wholesome. 
British cuisine today has a variety that wipes off the image of grey boiled meat.   In London especially, one can not only experiment with the best of British, but the best of the world as there are many distinct ethnic cuisines to sample, Chinese, Indian, Italian and Greek restaurants are amongst the most popular.

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 1.30-2 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Christmas Pudding Recipe

  • Refined Flour 3/4 cup

  • Candied Peel

  • Salt a pinch

  • Cinnamon powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Mace powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Nutmeg powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Bread crumbs 3/4 cup

  • Butter 4 tablespoons

  • Candied peel finely chopped 1/4 cup

  • Cherries 1/4 cup

  • Raisins 1/2 cup

  • Sultanas 1/2 cup

  • Brandy 2 tablespoons

  • Whisky 2 tablespoons

  • Rum white 2 tablespoons

  • Coffee liqueur 3 tablespoons

  • Brown sugar 1/2 cup

  • Eggs 3

  • Carrot grated 1/2 cup

  • Almonds blanched, peeled and chopped 1/4 cup

  • Lemon rind 1/2 teaspoon

  • Orange juice 1/2 cup


Step 1

Preheat oven to180ºC. Sieve flour with salt, cinnamon powder, mace powder, nutmeg powder into a bowl.Add breadcrumbs and mix.

Step 2

Add butter and mix.Add candied peel, cherries, raisins, sultanas and mix. Add brandy, whisky, rum, kahlua, brown sugar and eggs and mix well.

Step 3

Add carrot and almonds and mix. Add lemon rind, orange juice and mix well.Grease a mould and pour the batter into it taking care not to fill it up to the top.Cover the bowl with aluminium foil and keep it in a baking tray.

Step 4

Half fill the tray with water and cook in the preheated oven at 180ºC for 45 minutes.

Step 5

Reduce temperature to 150ºC and cook for 3 hours. Ensure that there is water in the tray throughout the cooking. Before serving heat it again and serve.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.