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Mango, Date & Macadamia Pudding with Brandy Custard

Try this simple and delicious pudding recupe for your festive feast!


  • 2 x 170g Sunsweet Mango pieces, chopped pkts

  • 250g dates, chopped

  • 150g currants

  • 1 cup brown sugar

  • 250g butter, chopped

  • grated zest and juice of 1 orange

  • 180g Riverside Whole Macadamia Nuts, chopped

  • 4 Coles Brand Free Range Eggs, lightly beaten

  • 1½ cups soft fresh breadcrumbs

  • 1½ cups self-raising flour, sifted

  • custard, to serve

  • double cream, to serve


  • 1.

    Place mango, dates, currants, sugar, butter, orange zest and juice in a medium saucepan. Bring to boil, stirring occasionally, until butter has melted and sugar dissolved. Transfer to a large bowl. Add macadamias and set aside to cool.

  • 2.

    Generously grease a 6-cup metal pudding steamer. Line base with a circle of baking paper.

  • 3.

    Stir beaten eggs through fruit mixture and mix well. Fold through breadcrumbs and flour. Spoon into prepared steamer, packing down firmly as you go. Cover with a circle of buttered baking paper and steamer lid. Stand pudding on a trivet inside a large saucepan or stockpot. Fill with enough hot water to come ²⁄3 up side of basin.

  • 4.

    Cover and simmer for 2 hrs, topping up with boiling water as needed. Remove basin from pan, cool completely and store in refrigerator until Christmas Day.

  • 5.

    To reheat, boil pudding, using above method, for 30 mins. Serve in wedges with custard and double cream.

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Posted by Maureen56Report
I made this for christmas 2012 and everyone loved it. I did made a few changes though. I added a large mango instead of 1 pkt dried mango and sultanas instead of raisins. Also added about 1/3 cup of Butterscotch Schapps. Now everyone wants the recipe.
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Posted by Maureen56Report
I made this for christmas 2012 and everybody loved it and wants the recipe. I did change it a bit by putting a very large mango replacing 1 pkt of the dried mango and also I put sultanas instead of raisins. I also added about 1/3 cup of Butterscotch Scnapps to fruit mix when I heated it up.
Posted by Report
how long will these puddings keep for - how long ahead can you make them?
Posted by KerryReport
if using a steam oven is the cooking time required still 2hrs ?