Tropical Christmas Steamed Pudding

Tropical Christmas Steamed Pudding

There's a pop schoolhouse of idea out at that topographic point that romanticizes a White Christmas equally something rattling much to live wished for every year. Well, speaking equally mortal who lives inwards a utilization of the Earth where at that topographic point is rarely whatsoever other alternative, I tin state that all those people who pass their fourth dimension listening to Irving Berlin songs tin accept my White Christmas … I'd much rather live spending my Christmas on a tropical island. So this tropical twist on the traditional steamed Christmas pudding tin at to the lowest degree permit me imagine a trivial chip sitting on a sandy isle beach at Christmas-time surrounded yesteryear warm tropical breezes equally I sentinel the snowfall drift exterior my window.

The steaming of these kinds of puddings actually brings out the plumpness too freshness of dried tropical fruits… whatsoever form that you lot tin notice or that strikes your fancy. For my ain pudding I used an equal mixture of mangoes, papayas, pineapples too bananas, simply whatsoever combination of whatsoever sort of tropical fruit that you lot tin similar — guava or jackfruit for example — tin live used here. Make certain to await for dried tropical fruits without saccharide too preservatives at a specialty shop similar an Asian grocery or a natural nutrient store.

Tropical Christmas Steamed PuddingTropical Christmas Steamed Pudding
Recipe yesteryear
Cuisine: English
Published on December 17, 2007

Moist, delicious almost-traditional steamed rum Christmas pudding amongst an exotic twist from plump steamed tropical fruits

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  • 2 1/3 cups dried mixed tropical fruit, diced (see below)
  • 2 tablespoons crystallized ginger, chopped
  • 1/3 loving cup sultanas
  • 1/3 loving cup golden raisins
  • 2/3 loving cup black rum
  • 2 tablespoons corn syrup
  • 1/3 loving cup pistachios
  • 1/3 loving cup roasted cashews, chopped
  • 1 1/3 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 loving cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 loving cup kokosnoot cream
  • 3/4 loving cup packed chocolate-brown sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 loving cup whipping cream
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh breadstuff crumbs
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ocean salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Earth nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon Earth cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon Earth cloves
To serve:
  • 1/2 loving cup whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon black rum
Note: utilization whatsoever combination of mangoes, papayas, pineapples, bananas, guava or jackfruit — await for dried fruit without addeds sugar
  • Generation Engelmundus Stir together the chopped tropical fruits, ginger, sultanas too raisins along amongst 1/3 loving cup of the rum too permit stand upwards at room temperature for at to the lowest degree iv hours, or overnight, stirring ane time inwards a while.

  • Generation Engelmundus Thoroughly grease a ii quart (2 liter) pudding mould or heatproof bowl. Pour the syrup into the mould too sprinkle 1/2 loving cup of the fruit mixture on top. Stir the pistachios too cashews along amongst 1/3 loving cup of the flour into the remaining fruit mixture, too gear upwards aside.

  • Generation Engelmundus In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter too hence shell the kokosnoot cream into the butter until smooth. Beat inwards the chocolate-brown saccharide until the mixture is lite too fluffy. Beat inwards the eggs, followed yesteryear the whipping cream too the other 1/3 loving cup of rum.

  • Generation Engelmundus In a split upwards large mixing bowl, whisk together the remaining loving cup of flour together amongst the breadstuff crumbs, baking powder, salt, nutmeg, cardamom too cloves. Pour the kokosnoot mixture into the dry out ingredients too stir until thoroughly blended. Fold inwards the reserved fruit too nut mixture.

  • Generation Engelmundus Scrape the batter into the mould, smoothing too tapping amongst a spatula equally you lot pour to take air pockets. Place a circle of parchment newspaper straight on the surface of the batter too encompass the mould amongst a tight-fitting lid or amongst aluminum foil securely tied amongst kitchen string.

  • Generation Engelmundus To steam the pudding, you lot volition bespeak a pot broad too deep plenty to adjust the mould or bowl comfortably amongst unopen to room at both the sides too the top. Place the mould inwards the pot too fill upwards the pot halfway upwards the sides of the mould amongst boiling water. Bring the pot to a boil on the stovetop, hence encompass too trim down the rut to a rigid simmer. Simmer for ii to ii 1/2 hours, adding H2O occasionally to function along it degree halfway upwards the side of the mould. The pudding is finished when a cake tester comes out the pudding completely clean. Let the pudding cool slightly earlier removing the parchment newspaper too lid or foil.

  • Generation Engelmundus To serve, run a knife gently downward the sides of the mould too invert on to a warmed plate. Just earlier serving, shell the whipping cream until whipped too drizzle inwards the rum.

  • Generation Engelmundus Serve inwards a bowl amongst a spoonful of the whipped cream too rum on top or on the side.

  • Generation Engelmundus *If you lot are making this ahead of time, take the pudding from the mould, wrap inwards plastic wrap, too refrigerate upwards to a week. To reheat, let out the pudding too supply to the mold. Cover amongst parchment newspaper too a lid or securely tied foil too repeat the steaming procedure inwards a pot equally earlier for 1 hour. To reheat inwards a microwave, plough out the pudding onto a serving plate too encompass amongst large microwaveable bowl. Heat on High until hot, seven to 10 minutes.

Tropical Christmas Steamed Pudding


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