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       Title: MARTHA WASHINGTON'S PLUM PUDDING
  Categories: Colonial, Desserts, Make ahead
       Yield: 6 servings
  
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   2 1/2 lb Prunes
   1 1/2 lb Raisins
     3/4 c  Brandy
       2 ts Cinnamon
     1/2 ts Cloves
       1 ts Allspice
       2 ts Mace
   1 1/2 ts Nutmeg
       1 lb Beef suet, minced
     1/2 c  Grated orange peel
     1/4 c  Grated lemon peel
       1 lb Citron
       2 c  Flour
       7    Eggs, beaten
       2 c  Sugar
  
   **According to her time honored recipe, you take three days to
   prepare this great concoction***
     First, prunes and raisns are cooked until soft. Leave the fruit in
   its cooking water and add brandy and spices. let mixture steep for 2
   days in cool place.
   
   When the day comes of baking, drain off liquid. Add beef suet, grated
   orange and lemon peel and citron, combining further with flour, eggs
   and sugar. Press into a butter bread-loaf pan, cover tightly, and
   steam for 6 hours. You will have the famous pudding.
  
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