Plum Pudding II


This is a steamed pudding of brown sugar, butter, milk, flour, dates, raisins, currants, and candied fruit peel. Serve it with custard, whipped cream or ice cream.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 20 mins
6 servings


  • ¼ cup butter

  • cup brown sugar

  • 1 cup milk

  • 12 dates, pitted and chopped

  • ½ cup raisins

  • ¼ cup dried currants

  • ¼ cup candied mixed fruit peel, chopped

  • 1 orange, zested

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 cup self-rising flour

  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • 1 pinch salt


  1. Well grease a pudding mold.

  2. In a large saucepan combine butter, sugar, milk, dates, raisins, currants, mixed fruit peel and zest of the orange; bring to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in baking soda. Sift in the flour, cinnamon and salt; mix gently until blended. Pour into prepared pudding mold.

  3. Cover with a double layer of greased wax paper and steam for 2 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

308 Calories
9g Fat
55g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 308
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 5g 27%
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 549mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 55g 20%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 20g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 10mg 50%
Calcium 149mg 11%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 275mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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