Steamed Christmas Pudding
Vegan, Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Rice Free, No Added Sugar, Red Meat Free, Soya Free, Egg Free, Alcohol Free. Endometriosis, Crohns, Coeliacs Safe.
4oz Mixed Fruit (Whitworths - No Rice & No Wheat)
12 Chopped Dates
3oz Ground Almonds
1oz Chopped Coconut Oil
2 Tbls Ground Chia Seeds + 70ml Water
1/2 Tsp GF Baking Powder
1/2 Tsp Bicarbonate of Soda
200ml Mulled Fruit Juice (Waitrose)
2oz Sorghum Flour
1oz Sweet Potato Starch
First chop your dates.
Add all of your dried fruit, dates and cherries to a bowl.
Add your mulled fruit and leave to soak for an hour.
Mix your ground chia seeds with 70ml water and leave to thicken.
Then add your chia mixture with ground almonds.
Combine everything together.
Now add your sorghum flour and mix.
Now chop your coconut oil and fold it into your fruity mixture.
Next spoon the mixture into your basin or mold that you wish to use.
If you are using a basin remember to cover the top with a layer of baking paper which has a fold in the middle and then pop foil on top of the baking paper and tie with string tightly.
Put into a steamer for 1 hour on a low heat, then top up the water with boiled kettle water.
steam for another 2 hours.
Leave to cool.
Run a knife around the basin to loosen the pudding.
To re-heat the pudding just place it back into the basin re-seal with baking paper and foil and steam for another hour.
But this pudding is gorgeously moist and light cool and just served with coconut cream or hot vegan custard.
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