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Steamed Ginger Pudding  Veg   HT  DP  British  105mins


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75g/3oz Butter

75g/3oz Caster Sugar

2 Eggs

100g/4oz Self-Raising Flour

1 teasp Powdered Ginger

50g/2oz Preserved Stem Ginger, chopped

A little milk






1. In a bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until soft and pale. Gradually add the eggs and mix well then add the flour, powdered ginger and preserved ginger. Beat thoroughly with a wooden spoon , adding enough milk to form a mixture which drops from the spoon when lightly tapped.


2. Grease a 900ml/1 pt pudding basin and pour in the mixture. Cover with greaseproof paper, secure with string and place in a steamer or a large saucepan with enough boiling water to come to within 5cm/2 inches on the top of the basin.


3. Cook steadily for 1 hour 30 minutes keeping an eye on the water level and topping up as necessary.


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Bake - To cook in an enclosed oven

Beat To introduce air into a mixture using a utensil such as a wooden spoon, fork or whisk, in order to achieve a lighter texture.


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Main equipment required to make this Recipe


Mixing Bowl

Wooden or Plastic Spoon


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