Sweet Figgy Pudding

Sweet Figgy Pudding

Very sweet steamed pudding, more like a cake, that is typically served at holiday time. I cook this into my double boiler. Even though this cooks on simmer, it is wise to check that the pan does not boil dry! This is traditionally served with hard sauce.


374 calories; protein 4.7g; carbohydrates 81.3g; fat 5.8g; sodium 218.2mg.

prep:15 mins

cook:3 hrs

total:3 hrs 15 mins

Servings:8

Yield:8 servings


Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 1 cup chopped dried figs
  • 1 cup raisins
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • ½ cup orange peel strips
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

How to Make It

1. Step

Grease the inside bowl of a double-boiler.

2. Step

Mix flour, bread crumbs, water, molasses, figs, raisins, walnuts, orange peel, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, allspice, and nutmeg together in a bowl until batter is well incorporated; spoon batter into the prepared double-boiler bowl and cover.

3. Step

Fill the bottom half of a double boiler with water and bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer. Place bowl in the simmering water and cover. Steam until pudding is cooked through, adding water as needed, 3 hours. Cool slightly with cover ajar before serving warm.


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