Classic Christmas pudding
Waitrose and Partners

Classic Christmas pudding

    Vegetarian
  • Serves6
  • CourseDessert
  • Prepare30 mins
  • Cook4 hrs
  • Total time4 hrs 30 mins
  • Plusovernight soaking and 2 hours reheating

Ingredients

  • 125g dried mixed fruit
  • 150g currants
  • 150g raisins
  • 150g sultanas
  • 20g stem ginger in syrup, drained and finely chopped
  • 1 orange, zest and juice
  • 1 lime, zest and juice
  • 5 tbsp calvados or brandy
  • 115g butter, softened, plus extra for greasing
  • 115g dark muscavado sugar
  • 2 tsp ground mixed spice
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 115g self-raising flour
  • 100g fresh breadcrumbs
  • 2 British Blacktail Medium Free Range Eggs, beaten
  • 2 tbsp milk