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Ian Cumming’s Merry Berry Steam Pudding... - Claire Justine
Fancy trying Ian Cumming’s Merry Berry Steam Pudding out? A blueberry steamed pudding oozing with a cranberries and cordial topping. Ingredients: 150ml Belvoir Blackcurrant & Blueberry Cordial 150g cranberries (fresh or frozen but if frozen defrost first) 120g honey 120g unsalted butter 120g light brown sugar generous pinch of salt 2 large eggs 120g self-raising flour 1tsp mixed spice 75g blueberries 1tbsp milk Method: Put the cranberries and cordial in a fairly large saucepan and gently bring to the boil. Simmer for a few minutes until the cranberries have softened and quite a bit of the liquid has boiled away. Add the honey and mix it in. Butter a 1.2 litre pudding basin. Pour the berry and honey mixture into the basin. Beat the butter, sugar and salt until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time beating thoroughly between each one. Sieve in the flour and the mixed spice and gently fold it in. Carefully fold in the milk and then finally the blueberries. Pour this on top of the berry mixture in the basin. Fill a large pan with enough water to come half way up the side of the pudding bowl. Bring to the boil. …