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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Figgy Pudding

Have any of you ever really eaten this?

Figgy Pudding
1 cup all-purpose flour
1  cup soft bread crumbs
1cup water
1 cup molasses
1  cup chopped dried figs
1 cup raisins
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 cup orange peel strips
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground cloves
1teaspoon ground allspice
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg.
Grease the inside bowl of a double-boiler.
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 blended; spoon batter into the prepared double-boiler bowl and cover.
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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