How to Serve Christmas Pudding

Ingredients:


Christmas pudding is a popular dish in Malta
around the Christmas holidays. Many people
are surprised to find out that it isn't pudding at
all. It is actually a moist, cake-like sweet bread,
filled with nuts, raisins and other dried fruit. There
are many variations on how to make Christmas
pudding and how to serve it.

Method:

1. Let the Christmas pudding cool completely on a wire rack before serving. Otherwise the "pudding" will crumble and fall apart.

2. Trim off the ends off the Christmas pudding and set aside. It is usually a bit too dry to serve to guests.

3. Cut the rest of the Christmas pudding into even slices and place on a serving platter.

4. Pour a warm custard sauce over the slices of Christmas pudding.

5. Garnish with some fresh mint leaves for complementing color and some dried cherries for a splash of red.

6. Serve immediately to guests with coffee, eggnog or holiday tea.

Difficulty: Medium

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