Lightly butter a 1 pint
Drain mandarin oranges,
Put sultanas and raisins
in a small bowl. Stir in sherry.( If you prefer to make without alcohol,
you can substitute 2 tablespoons reserved mandarin syrup. )
Chop glace fruits if
they are not already chopped. Chop mandarin oranges. Set aside.
Cream together butter
and confectioners sugar until light and fluffy. Fold in ground almonds
and glace fruits. Crumble sponge cake into mixture. Fold in oranges, sultanas,
raisins and syrup.
Place mixture in pudding
basin and press down firmly. Level top with back of spoon. Cover with
foil and chill in refrigerator overnight or for 4 days.
Just before serving,
whisk cream and milk together until thick.
Remove foil from pudding.
Run a knife around top of pudding to loosen it from basin. Place basin
in hot water for about 30 seconds. Invert onto a plate. Spread cream over
pudding and swirl with palette knife.
Place a sprig of artificial
holly on top of pudding .
Serves: 8 - 10
This recipe from www.inmamaskitchen.com
Contributor: Roland Greenwold
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