One of the, many, great things about a classic steamed Christmas pudding is that you can get all of the cooking and steaming out of the way ahead of time and reheat in the microwave when you& ready to eat.
We've taken a steamed pudding and given it a zesty twist. Let's party with this lemon and ginger steamed pudding
The Old Manor House Traditional Victorian Christmas Pudding
I discovered this recipe in an old Victorian scrapbook that I bought in a second hand book shop; the original recipe dates back to 1880, and was the prized Christmas Pudding recipe of the Cook at a Manor House in the North of England. I have made it many times and given smaller versions away as gifts to friends - the lovely thing about this pudding is that it IS fruity and boozy, but it is NOT heavy and stodgy, it is very light for a steamed pudding; this is due to the fact that the recipe…
Make this pudding in a two-quart lidded metal pudding mold. Coat the mold with caramel before you add the caramelized apples and dense batter. When unmolded, the caramelized apples become a glistening topping.