Grandma's Suet Pudding


"I have never used this recipe but I recently inherited my grandmother's recipe collection. She cooked desserts for a restaurant in the 30's and later cooked desserts from her home by special requests."
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2 h 10 m servings 289 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 289 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 13.1 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 40.6g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 2.9 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 105 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Sour the milk by adding the lemon juice.
  2. In a large bowl combine suet, molasses, soured milk, baking soda, flour and raisins. Place batter in a pudding mold or large double boiler and steam, uncovered, for 2 hours.
  3. To make the sauce combine, in a small saucepan, the egg white, confectioner's sugar and vanilla. Heat over medium until thickened. Serve over warm pudding.



This recipe is very close to one that my family has always enjoyed.It really is delicious.For those who find it difficult to use the suet,try substituting applesauce.It tastes the same,without t...

Very similar to a recipe that has been a holiday tradition for years. The applesauce is a great idea and delivered the same great taste. For a little different sauce, try creating a lemon butter...

Our family has been making a similer recipe since the early 1900's based on an old Scottish traidition. For those who are unsure, Suet is a specific fat which is typically discarded at the butch...

I love that this recipe calls for actual molasses. As for the suet, if the suet comes from grass-fed beef fed on pesticide-free grass, you're safe from the toxins that reside in the fats of anim...

I added citron peel, currants and candied cherries and substituted apple sauce for the suet. YUM! Very good with "Hardly Hard Sauce."

This is Christmas! Every year my Mother use to bake this for my scotish father. I made this last night because I still have the cast iron mold pan my Mother used. It was fantastic !! The only th...

This is the recipe that was on our Christmas plates every year growing up. My sister always made it and we referred to it as "heart attack on a plate" but it was always served warm with the meat...

Great recipe In Australia we can buy dessicated suet in packets from the supermarkets. Makes it easier.

This recipes brings back Christmas in England. My mother and grandmother always made this for Christmas dinner. After wonderful roast beef and Yorkshire pudding dinner there was still room for t...