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Nourishing Christmas Pudding In The Instant Pot

Starring traditional Christmas flavors, this simple but nourishing Christmas pudding is also free of gluten and refined sugar. And the best part? The Instant Pot makes it so quick and easy! This is the year to include a Christmas pudding in your holiday feast!

Serves 12 to 14. Easily halved*. 

Adapted from

Hip Pressure Cooking

and

Gather & Feast

.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 2 minutes
Release Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 52 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 334 kcal
Author Andrea Sabean

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Combine orange, water, dates, and whole prunes in insert pot of pressure cooker.
  2. If using an electric pressure cooker, set to Saute function.
  3. If using a stovetop cooker, put on burner over medium heat.
  4. Simmer for 10 to 12 minutes, or until dates and prunes are plump and very soft.
  5. For an electric cooker, turn off.
  6. For a stovetop cooker, remove from heat.
  7. Then stir in coconut oil.
  8. Let cool.
  9. Grease a 6-cup heatproof bowl that fits inside cooker.
  10. Then, when date mixture has cooled, puree in a food processor or blender.
  11. Transfer to a large mixing bowl.
  12. Stir in other dried fruit (including chopped prunes), grated potato, grated carrot, honey, eggs, vanilla extract, and spices.
  13. Once combined, stir in flour(s).
  14. Then pour mixture into greased bowl.
  15. Clean insert pot of pressure cooker.
  16. Then add trivet and 2 cups water to bottom of insert pot.
  17. Using a foil sling (see how to make a foil sling here!), carefully lower bowl of pudding ingredients into pressure cooker.
  18. Cover with lid, leaving the sealing valve open so it can vent.
  19. Then, if using an electric pressure cooker, set to Saute function.
  20. If using a stovetop cooker, put on burner over medium heat.
  21. Once cooker starts to steam, if using an electric cooker, set to "Less Heat" Saute function. (If using Instant Pot, the "Adjust" button allows you to change Saute setting.)
  22. If using a stovetop cooker, turn burner down to medium-low.
  23. Then steam the pudding for 15 minutes.
  24. After steaming, seal the release valve of cooker.
  25. If using an electric cooker, turn off from Saute cycle, then set to high pressure for 35 minutes.
  26. Then, if using a stove-top cooker, bring to high pressure and maintain pressure for a cook time of 35 minutes.
  27. Once cycle is complete, if using an electric cooker, press Cancel and let naturally release for 30 minutes or up to 1 hour.
  28. If using a stovetop cooker, remove from heat and let natural release for 30 minutes or up to 1 hour.
  29. When ready to serve, remove lid.
  30. Then carefully lift pudding out from the cooker, using the foil sling.
  31. Finally, serve warm with whipped cream or coconut cream. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Nourishing Christmas Pudding In The Instant Pot
Amount Per Serving
Calories 334 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 55mg18%
Sodium 81mg4%
Potassium 659mg19%
Carbohydrates 66g22%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 44g49%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 1465IU29%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 56mg6%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.