1kg of mixed fruit
1 cup of brown sugar, firmly packed
185 grams of butter or margarine
1/2 cup of water
2 tablespoons of sherry
1 teaspoon of bi-carb soda
3 eggs, lightly beaten
1 cup of plain flour
1 cup of self raising flour
1 teaspoon of mixed spice
1). Combine the fruit, sugar, butter, water & sherry in a saucepan and heat until the mixture begins to boil.
2). Remove from the heat, add bi-carb and allow to cool.
3). Grease and line the base of a 10 cup pudding bowl.
4). Mix in the eggs to the cooled mixture, then fold in the spices.
5). Pour into the prepared pudding bowl and cover with 2 layers of aluminium foil, tying string around this to form a tight seal.
6). Put this bowl in the slow cooker and fill to 2/3 of the slow cooker with water.
7). Cover and cook on High for 5 – 7 hours.
When you are going to serve it, re-heat on high for 2 – 3 hours.
Slow Cooker Christmas Pudding December 13, 2008