Steamed Date Pudding

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Serves: 12-15
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - Butter
  • 1.5 cups - Breadcrumbs
  • Pinch of salt
  • 3 - Eggs
  • 2 cups - Chopped dates
  • 1/2 cup - Milk
  • Grated rind of one lemon
  • 1 tsp - Grated nutmeg

How to Make Steamed Date Pudding

  • Beat butter and sugar until light and creamy, add one egg at a time and beat well, add rind, nutmeg and salt, then fold in breadcrumbs and dates alternatively with milk.
  • Make the mixture to a dropping consistency so add a little milk if necessary.
  • Pour into a well greased mould and put the mould in a pan of hot water and steam the pudding for 2 hours, or until it is cooked.
  • A skewer inserted in the centre should come out clean.
  • When the pudding is done invert it on a platter and serve hot with cream or custard sauce.

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