17 thoughts on “Pudding

    • Claudette 07/12/2015 / 9:08 am

      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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      • Jesska 07/12/2015 / 9:25 am

        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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        • Claudette 08/12/2015 / 9:34 am

          🙂 yep fingers are always best for cake mixture.

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  1. skybright1 06/12/2015 / 8:06 pm

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

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    • Claudette 07/12/2015 / 9:08 am

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

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  2. Osyth 07/12/2015 / 2:43 am

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

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  3. Hugh's Views and News 07/12/2015 / 3:13 am

    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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  4. kazg10 16/12/2015 / 8:22 am

    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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  5. Marigold 20/12/2015 / 9:26 pm

    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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    • Claudette 21/12/2015 / 1:27 pm

      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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