Bring the yum on Christmas Day

All hail the Christmas pud! Master the art of pudding making with our new Smith+Nobel 2 litre pudding steamer. It comes in an elegant champagne (how celebratory!) finish, as does the rest of this fab new Smith+Nobel bakeware range.

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Nana Wendy’s Christmas Pudding

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Glistening with fruit and smelling of spice and all things nice, it’s no wonder we all love a traditional pudding for Christmas dessert. The great thing about Nana Wendy’s recipe is it tastes even better if you make it ahead of time.We hope you enjoying making this yummy pud as much as your guests enjoy devouring it!

INGREDIENTS
230 grams Raisins
230 grams Sultanas
230 grams Pitted dates (chopped)
160 grams Butter
110 grams Brown Sugar
2 Eggs
60 grams Fresh Breadcrumbs
180 grams Plain Flour
Pinch of Salt
2 Teaspoons Mixed Spices
1 Teaspoon Nutmeg
¼ Teaspoon Bicarbonate of Soda
¼ Cup Cold Black Tea

EQUIPMENT
Smith+Nobel 2L Pudding Steamer
Chopping Board
Medium Knife
Stockpot
Mixing Bowl
Wooden Spoons
Measuring Jug
Measuring Spoons

METHOD

1. Grease pudding steamer in preparation.
2. Using a bowl cream Butter and Sugar together.
3. Add Eggs one at a time.
4. Stir in Breadcrumbs and all dry ingredients.
5. Add Black Tea.
6. Place in Steamer.
7. Place steamer into a large stockpot of boiling water keeping the water below lip of steamer.
8. Continue to add boiling water if needed.
9. Cook for three hours.
10. Carefully lift steamer from water.
11. Allow to stand for 10 minutes.
12. Remove lid and turn pudding onto a plate.
13. Serve with cream or custard.

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Also check out these must-have tools for cooking on Christmas day…

A well prepped chef is a relaxed one

Everyone knows that temperatures can be raised in the kitchen during the holiday season (and we’re not talking about the oven). To help you – and all of your helpers – keep their cool, it pays to have the right tools on hand to make the job a little easier. We think these do the trick!

 

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Avanti Spiretti Drum Spiral Slicer

A simple turn of the handle delivers effortless vegetable spirals. Create delicious fresh zucchini noodles, quick and easy curly fries and shredded carrots and cabbage for your Christmas salads and garnishes.

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Avanti Spiretti Fruit and Vegetable Slicer

A great way to add more fruit and vegetables to your meals.By spiralising you can get more healthy stuff into your diet(and don’t we all need more of that over the holidays?).Get creative and give your dish a unique look

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Metaltex Polypropylene Food Mill 20cm

This food mill is part strainer and part masher/saucer. It separates out seeds, core and skin. Make apple sauce for your Christmas pork, tomato sauce, pureed soups and mash potatoes.

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Smith+Nobel Jumbo Multi Slicer

Save time this Christmas with this easy to use manual slicer. Cuts fruit and vegetables in different shapes and widths. Just select insert blade as needed and snap into the slicer frame and slice away!

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Davis & Waddell Sausage Maker

Make delish homemade sausages for your Christmas or Boxing Day barbecue with this simple sausage maker. Complete with three funnels for making 15mm, 19mm and 22mm diameter sausages. Features a 1kg capacity.

Smith+Nobel 4pc Chopping Mat Set

Now you’ll have a mat for all your chopping needs. It’s great for when you have help in the kitchen this Christmas so everyone is clear on the correct mat to use for a particular food group.

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