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Scottish Pudding

Rated as 4.64 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.


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  • Reynolds® parchment can be used for easier cleanup/removal from the pan.

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...

Tried this for a Burns Supper, worked well, just bear in mind that the mixture will bubbble quite a bit when you add the dry ingredients due to the baking soda so use a big enough saucepan, also...

I made it today. I wasn't sure what spice blend to use, so I used Chinese Five Spice Blend. For dried fruit I used a package of 3.5 oz. dried blueberries. For rest of the dried fruit amount I u...