Originally but no longer made with plums, this Christmas dessert also has a history of being made with suet, dried fruits, nuts and spices. We hope you enjoy our variation of this traditional holiday treat.
For a dramatic presentation, serve this pudding flaming. Place sugar cubes soaked in lemon extract around the pudding, then light one and watch the flames circle the pudding.
Rise to the occasion! If using self-rising flour, decrease baking soda to 1/2 teaspoon and leave out the salt.