The Royal Family Shared The Recipe For The Queen’s Favourite Boozy Christmas Pudding

Just in time for the festive season!

If you want to make your Christmas a little more royal, you’re in the right place.

In honour of “Stir Up Sunday” (the day when people “stir up” their Christmas pudding mixes), the Royal Family Instagram account shared a special treat for fans: The royal chef’s exact recipe for the Queen’s traditional (and boozy) Christmas pudding.

“Today is #StirupSunday: traditionally the day when home cooks ‘stir up’ their Christmas pudding mixture,” the Royal Family’s post explained. “This year, chefs in the Royal kitchens have shared their recipe for a traditional Christmas pudding. We hope that some of you enjoy making it in your own homes.”

If you want to make this delectable and royal-worthy Christmas pudding at home, stock up on the following ingredients (which are enough to make two 1kg puddings):

Queen Elizabeth II cake
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  • 250g raisins
  • 250g currents
  • 185g sultanas
  • 150g mixed peel
  • 250g suet or vegetarian suet
  • 250g breadcrumbs
  • 90g flour
  • 12g mixed spice
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 180 demerara sugar
  • 275ml beer
  • 40ml dark rum
  • 40ml brandy

Now, to turn that list of ingredients into two delicious puddings, check out the video that the Royal Family Instagram account shared which walks you through making this traditional holiday dessert at home:

Merry Christmas to us.

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