Steamed Mince Meat Pudding
None Such Condensed Mince Meat,
grated orange rind
firmly packed dark brown sugar
dry bread crumbs
In small saucepan, break mince meat into pieces; add juice and rind. Boil briskly 2 minutes, stir occasionally. Cool.
In large mixer bowl, beat eggs until lemon-colored: add sugar and flavoring. Stir in crumbs and mince meat.
Sift together dry ingredients; blend into egg mixture. Stir in nuts.
Turn into well-buttered 1 quart mold; cover with aluminum foil.
Place a trivet in a deep kettle; add hot water to a depth of 2". Place mold on trivet. Cover kettle. Bring water to a boil; reduce heat to low and steam 1 hour. Remove from kettle; unmold.
Serve with Brandied Hard Sauce (see recipe).
Garnish as desired.
TIP: This pudding can be made ahead and frozen.
Possum Kingdom Lake Cookbook
MC Formatted using MC Buster 2.0d & SNT on 4/10/98