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This year I am making a Christmas pudding for the first time, having picked up the torch from my dear Mum who passed away earlier this year. For Nigella's Ultimate Christmas Pudding I was wondering how much pudding batter should be put in the basin or mould? Should there be some room left at the top of the pudding basin to allow for expansion of the pudding during cooking? Best Regards, Feargal.
Posted by Feargconlan@gmail.com. Answered on 21st Nov 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
Hi. I will be using the Ultimate Christmas Pudding recipe (with the Pedro Ximenez) for the first time this year and it states you can make the pudding up to six weeks before Christmas. Could it be made earlier? Thank you in anticipation, Eddie
Posted by guffy. Answered on 20th Nov 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer
Nigella's Ultimate Christmas Pudding calls for a plastic pudding mold. If I use an aluminium pudding mould should I adjust anything about the recipe or the steaming, etc.?
Hi, I am making the Ultimate Christmas pudding, however I only have a metal tin - sadly they don't have plastic ones in Australia. Just wondering if this will affect the cooking time? I've never made one before. Thank you. Genmac32
I would like to make Nigella's Ultimate Christmas Pudding. I've never made a Christmas pud before and I could only source a 3 pint china bowl with no lid. As the bowl is made of china, would this increase or decrease the steaming times?
Hello Nigella Team, I'm excited to say the Ultimate Christamas Pudding will be my first pudding attempt so I am very excited. I will be boiling the pudding in a metal pudding basin as opposed to steaming in a plastic pudding basin. I understand the pudding will cook faster in a metal basin. Can you please provide some guidance on how long I should be boiling the pudding for in the first and second boil as I feel 5 and 3 hours could cause my first ever pudding to over cook. Thanks so much!
Posted by eliinavp. Answered on 19th Nov 2013 at 12.00Read The Answer