Recipe of the Day: Christmas Pudding with Rum Butter Sauce

It is that time of year again when we all start getting our cookbooks out and get ready to bake up a storm for the holiday season. So, today we are making it a little easier for you but also a little exciting. We know you are used to the same old boring Christmas Cake every year, so this year we are going to help you change it up a bit. Today we give you a great Jamaican recipe for your own Christmas Pudding with Rum Butter Sauce. Check it out below.

Difficulty: Easy

Preparation time: 30m
Cooking time: 2h


For 6 people

  • 1 cup(s) Margarine
  • 1 cup(s) granulated sugar
  • 4 medium eggs
  • 2 teaspoon(s) vanilla essence
  • 1 teaspoon(s) rose water
  • 1 teaspoon(s) lime juice and rind
  • 1 cup(s) prunes
  • 1 cup(s) mixed peel
  • 1 cup(s) raisins
  • 1/2 cup(s) cherries
  • 1/2 cup(s) currants
  • 4 tablespoon(s) Browning
  • 2 1/2 cup(s) flour
  • 2 teaspoon(s) baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon(s) mixed spice

Christmas Pudding with Rum Butter Sauce Directions

Grease and line a 9 inch cake tin.

Cream margarine and sugar until light and fluffy.

Add eggs one at a time and beat well after each addition.

Add vanilla, rose water, lime juice and rind.

Add blended fruits and browning.

Incorporate the flour that has been sifted with the baking powder and mixed spice. Use a little wine to adjust consistency, if necessary.

Scrape batter into the lined cake tin and cover using foil paper then with the lid of the cake tin.

Place cake tin into a large pot with a tight fitting lid. Steam on stove top for approximately 2 hours or rest the cake tin in a container with water in the oven at 180°C (350°F) and steam for approximately 2 hours.

Method Note: Have adequate boiling water ready to replenish container at intervals during steaming.

To Serve: Allow cake to cool, pour on sauce, slice and serve.

Rum Butter Sauce Recipe

Difficulty: Easy

Preparation time: 5m


For 2 people

  • 3/4 cup(s) icing sugar
  • 3 ounce(s) Anchor Butter or Margarine
  • 2 tablespoon(s) white rum

Rum Butter Sauce Directions

Sift icing sugar in a bowl.

Add Anchor Butter or Margarine and mix together with icing sugar.

Mix in the rum.

Place mixture into a piping bag with a rose tip.

Pipe rosettes on waxed paper and chill in a refrigerator.

To Serve: Serve with Christmas Pudding, or your favorite dessert and decorate with red maraschino cherries and mint leaves.

What do you think about this recipe, have you ever tried it before? Hail us up in the comments below.

via Grace Foods



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