Definition of plum pudding in English:

plum pudding

Line breaks: plum pud|ding

noun

A rich boiled suet pudding containing raisins, currants, and spices.
More example sentences
  • The competition had a Christmas theme and Iris had to produce a selection of festive cookery including a plum pudding, mince pies and homemade short-bread.
  • If you still have room, there are desserts such as plum pudding with brandy sauce, Yule Log, chikki kulfi, assorted Swiss Tortes, fresh fruit cheesecakes, and tender coconut and pistachio mousse.
  • After three hours of stuffing ourselves, we succumbed to the traditional dessert of plum pudding with brandy sauce, fresh strawberries with various fruits and cream.

Origin

early 18th century: so named because the pudding was originally made with plums, the word plum being retained later to denote 'raisin', which became a substituted ingredient.

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