110g shredded peel (we don't add this)
100ml 1/8 pint or 2 1/1 fl ounces rum or brandy
250g brown sugar
200g plain flour
1/8 tspn bicarb soda
1/2 tspn spice
110g fine white breadcrumbs
Put fruit in bowl , add brandy and soak overnight.
Cream butter and sugar, add eggs. Mix well. add almonds. sift flour, soda, salt, spice and add to mixture alternatively with soaked fruit.
Cook 3-4 hours and another hour on day of serving.
i volunteered to make the pudding a few years ago - what a disaster! unfortunately mum cna't be bothered these days :( I LOVE this pudding!!!