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Steamed Marmalade Pudding

Steamed Marmalade Pudding image


  • • 150 gm softened butter
  • • 150 gm caster sugar
  • • 3 eggs
  • • 275g self-raising flour
  • • 370g orange marmalade
  • • Finely grated rind of 1½ oranges
  • • 200 ml buttermilk


  • • For syrupy oranges, simmer orange slices in a small saucepan of water over medium heat to remove bitterness (2-3 minutes).
  • Drain, return to pan, add marmalade and 2 tbsp water, reduce heat to low and simmer until syrupy (1-2 minutes).
  • Arrange in the base of a buttered 2-litre pudding basin and set aside.
  • • For Steamed Marmalade Pudding, beat butter and sugar in an electric mixer until pale and fluffy (3-4 minutes).
  • Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Fold in flour, then marmalade, orange rind and buttermilk, and spoon into prepared pudding basin.
  • Smooth top, cover closely with a round of buttered baking paper and seal with foil and string or a lid.
  • Place in a large saucepan, add hot water to three-quarters of the way up sides of pudding basin, cover saucepan with a lid and steam until a skewer withdraws clean (1½-1¾ hours).
  • Top saucepan up with extra boiling water if necessary.
  • Invert pudding onto a serving plate and serve hot with thick custard or icecream.