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Scottish Pudding

Rated as 4.6 out of 5 Stars

"My Granny's dumpling brought into the 20th century, no longer hours on end cooking, just ten minutes in microwave! She makes it every year on Hogmanay."
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15 m servings 554
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. In a saucepan, combine the water, sugar, mixed spice, cinnamon, mixed fruit, golden raisins and margarine. Bring to a boil and let simmer for one minute. Remove from the heat and stir in the flour, baking soda and eggs. Pour into a microwave-safe bowl.
  2. Place the bowl into the microwave, uncovered. Cook for 10 minutes on full power. Let stand for 5 minutes. Serve warm with your favorite custard.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 554 calories; 24.3 82.5 6.7 46 447 Full nutrition

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We steamed this pudding because I thought it was more like a steamed pudding than a cake. I don't have a microwave. I made it in individual servings, like I make brown bread. I steamed this f...

I found this to be an interesting and authentic recipe... with 21st century ease.

I loved this simple interpretation of an old familiar favorite! Give it a try!

hi celticfc1888 i myself am scottish and this was a great authentic recipe.People were well impressed and thought that i had been slaving all day in the kitchen thumbs up alround

Well! I fell in love with it, its just great! Even though I had only whole wheat flour instead of all purpose flour. Everybody in my house and most guests loved it. There was one guest who did n...

This was so easy to make and delicious. It reminded me of dumpling from many years ago. Great with custard!

My daughter was awarded Reserve Champion from the 4H judge for Microwave Cooking with this recipe! And, we all love to eat this dessert, too. I drizzled half & half over the dessert at home; oth...

I'm not Scottish nor do I know much of traditional Scottish food. I had a box of dried fruit I wanted to use during the holidays. I made this for two different parties because it turned out so w...

Very good and easy.