Individual Christmas Plum Puddings

Individual Christmas Plum Puddings


  • 1 tbsp. marmalade
  • 3 tbsp. brandy
  • 300g plain flour
  • 2 tbsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. mixed spice
  • 1 tbsp. cocoa powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 150g butter
  • 300g raisins
  • 100g sultanas
  • 100g currants
  • 100g glace cherries
  • 1 tsp. bicarbonate of soda
  • 175g brown sugar


Grease the AGA ceramic muffin tray or 10 small pudding moulds with butter.

Place all the dried fruit, cherries, butter, bicarbonate of soda, sugar, marmalade, 1 tbsp. brandy and 250ml of water into a pan and bring to the boil on the boiling plate. Then allow time to cool.

Place the flour, baking powder, mixed spice and cocoa into a bowl. Beat the eggs and add to the cooled fruit mixture, then add the flour mixture and stir together.

Divide equally amongst the pudding moulds and then bake in the baking oven for 25-30 minutes.

Pour over the remaining brandy whilst the puddings are warm.