• 400 g luxury mixed dried fruit
  • 75 g brown breadcrumbs
  • 2 tsp ground mixed spice
  • 150 g mincemeat
  • 2 tbsp Lyle's treacle
  • zest and juice of 1 orange
  • 2 tbsp brown ale
  • butter, to grease


  1. 1

    Put the fruit, crumbs, mixed spice, mincemeat, treacle, orange zest and juice and brown ale in a food processor and blitz for a few seconds.

  2. 2

    Grease four microwave-proof teacups with butter. Place a round of greaseproof paper in the base of each cup.

  3. 3

    Divide the mixture between the cups and cover with a larger round of greaseproof paper.

  4. 4

    Microwave two puddings at a time at 600 watts for 8 minutes.

  5. 5

    Leave the puddings to stand for 5 minutes before turning out and serving decorated with holly leaves.

Nutritional Details

Each serving provides
  • Energy 1951kj 466kcal 23%
  • Fat 4.7g 7%
  • Saturates 1.3g 7%
  • Sugars 94.7g 105%
  • Salt 0.3g 5%

% of the Reference Intakes

Typical values per 100g: Energy 1143kj/273kcal

Each serving provides

58.6g carbohydrate 0.8g fibre 2.9g protein

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