Christmas pudding

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Christmas pudding is a type of pudding traditionally served as part of the Christmas dinner in the UK, Ireland and in other countries where it has been brought by British emigrants.wikipedia
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Christmas pudding is a type of pudding traditionally served as part of the Christmas dinner in the UK, Ireland and in other countries where it has been brought by British emigrants.
The Christmas pudding and Christmas cake evolved from this tradition.

Pudding

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Christmas pudding is a type of pudding traditionally served as part of the Christmas dinner in the UK, Ireland and in other countries where it has been brought by British emigrants.
Dessert puddings are rich, fairly homogeneous starch- or dairy-based desserts such as rice pudding, steamed cake mixtures such as treacle sponge pudding with or without the addition of ingredients such as dried fruits as in a Christmas pudding.

Suet

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The pudding is composed of many dried fruits held together by egg and suet, sometimes moistened by treacle or molasses and flavoured with cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, ginger, and other spices.
The primary use of suet is to make tallow, although it is also used as an ingredient in cooking, especially in traditional puddings, such as British Christmas pudding.

Eliza Acton

The East Sussex cook Eliza Acton was the first to refer to it as "Christmas Pudding" in her bestselling 1845 book Modern Cookery for Private Families.
It included the first recipes in English for Brussels sprouts and for spaghetti, and contains the first printed reference to Christmas pudding.

Stir-up Sunday

This led to the custom of preparing Christmas puddings on that day which became known as Stir-up Sunday.
But it has become associated with the custom of making the Christmas puddings on that day.

Modern Cookery for Private Families

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The East Sussex cook Eliza Acton was the first to refer to it as "Christmas Pudding" in her bestselling 1845 book Modern Cookery for Private Families.
Its first edition was the first book to refer to Christmas pudding.

Hard sauce

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It can be eaten with hard sauce (usually brandy butter or rum butter), cream, lemon cream, ice cream, custard, or sweetened béchamel, and is sometimes sprinkled with caster sugar.
It is typically served with plum pudding, bread pudding, Indian pudding, hasty pudding, and other heavy puddings as well as with fruitcakes and gingerbread.

Brandy

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The mixture can be moistened with the juice of citrus fruits, brandy and other alcohol (some recipes call for dark beers such as mild, stout or porter).
Brandy is traditionally poured over Christmas pudding and set alight.

Figgy pudding

Figgy pudding
Figgy pudding is a type of Christmas pudding which was originally made with figs.

List of Christmas dishes

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List of Christmas dishes
Christmas cake or Christmas pudding

Flambé

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Once turned out of its basin, decorated with holly, doused in brandy (or occasionally rum), and flamed (or "fired"), the pudding is traditionally brought to the table ceremoniously, and greeted with a round of applause.
The English Christmas pudding was served flaming in a Dickens novel of 1843: "the pudding... blazing in half of half-a-quarter of ignited brandy".

Pudding cloth

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Prior to the 19th century, the English Christmas pudding was boiled in a pudding cloth, and often represented as round.
Prior to the 19th century, the English Christmas pudding was boiled in a pudding cloth.

A Collection of above Three Hundred Receipts in Cookery, Physick and Surgery

Mary Kettilby
One of the earliest plum pudding recipes is given by Mary Kettilby in her 1714 book A Collection of above Three Hundred Receipts in Cookery, Physick and Surgery.
The book contains early recipes for plum (Christmas) pudding and suet pudding, and the first printed recipe for orange marmalade (without chunks).

Christmas cake

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Sixpence (British coin)

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The usual choice was a silver threepence or a sixpence.
As the supply of silver threepence coins slowly disappeared, Royal Mint sixpences replaced them as the coins traditionally put into Christmas puddings.

List of steamed foods

List of steamed foods
Christmas pudding

Fruitcake

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Christmas pudding

Puddingstone (rock)

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The rounded pebbles and the sharp contrast in color gives this type of conglomerate the appearance of a raisin or Christmas pudding.

List of Marks & Spencer brands

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M&S has sold Christmas cakes and Christmas puddings since 1958.

2-inch medium mortar

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The 2 inch medium trench mortar, also known as the 2-inch howitzer, and nicknamed the "toffee apple" or "plum pudding" mortar, was a British smooth bore muzzle loading (SBML) medium trench mortar in use in World War I from mid-1915 to mid-1917.

Marks & Spencer

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M&S began selling Christmas cakes and Christmas puddings in 1958.

Culture of England

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It is sometimes accompanied by cooked gammon and usually followed by Christmas pudding, traditionally made on stir-up Sunday, with rum or brandy butter, mince pies filled with mincemeat and Christmas cake.

Film Fun

He introduced the idea of characters receiving huge plates of bangers and mash, giant Christmas puddings, pies and such from grateful beneficiaries of their efforts.

Christmas in Australia and New Zealand

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Similarly, dessert also includes a mix of traditional winter Christmas food (such as plum pudding with brandy butter, fruit mince pies, and trifle) alongside local traditions such as pavlova, a dessert popular in both countries, and fresh fruit such as berries and kiwifruit.

Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern

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