- Cut any larger pieces of mixed fruit until they’re roughly around the same size. Place the dried fruit into a large bowl and pour over the brandy.
Top Tip: If brandy isn’t the Christmas drink for you, whisky works just as well.
- Add grated zest of the orange to the fruit and then pour in the orange juice. Mix together well and set aside in the fridge overnight, covered by cling film.
- The next morning, using the extra butter, grease two pudding tins. Set aside.
- Using a large bowl, mix the butter and sugar until the mixture is pale in colour. Next, whisk in the beaten eggs gradually.
Top Tip: Want to save some time? Try using an electric whisk.
- Next, add in the soaked fruit and juices. Stir for one minute and then add in the flour and breadcrumbs. Stir again, then add the spices for flavour. Continue to stir until the mixture is a dropping consistency.
- Pour the mixture into designated pudding tins and cover with foil. Next, with a steamer, steam the puddings for around four hou
- Once steamed, turn each pudding upside on a wire rack and leave to cool. Your homemade Christmas puddings are now ready to flare up and serve!
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