Pudding

Christmas is coming
the puddings getting cooked
aroma filling up the kitchen
as I’m cleaning up the bowl
with sneaky finger licking
the mixture tastes so good.

Christmas Puddings 2015

17 responses to “Pudding”

  1. Wow! You make your own????? Cool 🙂

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    1. Yep, tradition in our family. When we were little we all had to stir our wishes into the puddings as mum made them. I have carried that through to my family, so yesterday the girls and I all stirred, and wished, and then licked the bowl. 🙂 As I write now, the smell this morning in my kitchen is very Christmassy.

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      1. We stirred our wishes into the Christmas cake, but we never made puddings. We licked the bowl out too, but also ate a lot of the cake mixture when mum wasn’t looking (or was at least pretending not to see) – I still think it tastes better than the finished cake 🙂 And we weren’t fans of silicone bowl scrapers when they came out – there was hardly anything left to lick after they’d done a once-over…

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        1. 🙂 yep fingers are always best for cake mixture.

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  2. Arrrgh…Now you have made my pudding finger itchy! Drat! But I’m good at resisting itchiness!

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    1. Better not come to visit me then – the smell will make you itch worse. 🙂

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  3. Those are adorable! And mmmmm I can imagine the fragrance and flavour from here 🙂

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    1. Oh yes, the aroma in my kitchen this morning is soooooo good.

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  4. I’m betting your house is smelling all Christmasy today, Claudette. We’re making our Christmas puddings and cake this week 🎅

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    1. Hi Hugh, yes, smelling fantastic here. Hope your cooking turns out great (I’m sure it will).
      P>S Like your new photo

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      1. Thank you. That was taken on my Wedding Day…a few years ago. It’s my New Year’s Eve look.

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        1. Well, it is a very good look.

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  5. Ah I can almost smell Christmas and taste it as well. Have a wonderful Christmas Claudette to you and your family xx

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    1. Thank you Karen, you too.

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  6. How exciting! We’ve never used muslin for our puddings – always just left them in the pots with aluminium foil over the top! Always delicious. What does the muslin do?

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    1. Hi Marigold, I boil mine in the cloth – mixture into cloth then into pot for 4 hours. After cooking I hang them up (still in the cloth) so that the smell permeates the whole kitchen (at least for the first couple of days until my nose adjusts and then I can’t smell them).

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