225g brown sugar
115g mixed peel
115g plain flour
115g soft breadcrumbs
1/4 teaspoon bi-carb soda and
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
Pinch of salt
1/2 teaspoon mixed spice
6 tablespoons of brandy.
In a large bowl, mix the dried fruits, nuts and peel.
Set a big pot of water to simmer gently, ready for the pudding.
In a second bowl, cream butter and sugar very well, add beaten eggs and brandy.
Stir all fruits, peel and nuts in well.
Add crumbs, sifted flour, soda and spices.
Place in a pudding basin. Cover and put in boiling water.
Cook for around 5-6 hours or longer if needed.