Posted by: allaboutcheryl | February 13, 2015

February 12, 2015 – NATIONAL PLUM PUDDING DAY – ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S BIRTHDAY

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NATIONAL PLUM PUDDING DAY

Celebrated on February 12th, National Plum Pudding Day is a day to learn more about this delicious dessert.

*  Plum pudding, also know as Christmas pudding, is a steamed or boiled pudding usually served during the holiday season.

*  In many recipes, plum pudding actually contains no plums.  The reason for this is in the 17th century, plums were referred to as raisins or other fruits.

*  The name Christmas pudding is first recorded in 1858 in a novel by Anthony Trollope.

*  Plum  pudding is usually made up of nutmeg, raisins, nuts, apples, cinnamon and dates along with other ingredients.

*  In England, traditionally every person in the home holds onto the wooden spoon together to help stir the batter.  While they are stirring, they also have to make a wish!

*  Plum pudding has also been known to…

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