Prep time 25 min
Cook time 360 min
Serves 12
Nutritional information per serving
Weight 249 g
Energy 3506 cal
Protein 12 g
Total Fat 86.5 g
Saturated Fat 19.5 g
Carbs 102 g
Sugars 86 g
Sodium 377 mg
Nutritional information per 100g
Weight 100 g
Energy 1408 cal
Protein 5 g
Total Fat 35 g
Saturated Fat 8 g
Carbs 4 g
Sugars 35 g
Sodium 151 mg


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  1. combine mixed fruits, dates and prunes with brandy, stand 30 minutes. add sifted flour, mixed spice, cinnamon, nutmeg and bicarbonate soda, almonds, breadcrumbs, sugar and eggs, mix well. add butter, mix until well combined.

  2. spoon mixture into a greased 8 cup (2 litre) capacity pudding basin. cover basin with baking paper, secure tightly with string. cover with foil and lid.

  3. place pudding in large pan with enough boiling water to come halfway up side of basin. cover pan, simmer 6 hours making sure water level remains constant by adding more boiling water as necessary.

  4. remove pudding from pan, cool. turn out, cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

  5. to serve, re-boil pudding as above for 2½ hours. meanwhile, heat NESTLÉ CARNATION Light & Creamy Evaporated Milk until hot, stir in plaistowe premium dark cooking and extra brandy; stir until melted and creamy.

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