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Christmas pudding

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fluttERBY123 Wed 18-Nov-20 20:03:28

I have discovered a Christmas pudding that says best before 22.6.20. Full of dried fruit and alcohol. A very reduced group of three at our house this year. Shall.we have it or not?

Witzend Wed 18-Nov-20 20:08:45

I would! I’m sure it’ll be fine.

Missfoodlove Wed 18-Nov-20 20:09:27

We are not big Xmas pudding eaters but I’ve often had one from a hamper that I’ve saved, a year on they have been fine.

Calendargirl Wed 18-Nov-20 20:11:23

Eat it, it will be perfectly ok.

M0nica Wed 18-Nov-20 20:12:54

Why not? Use the 'best before date as an excuse for splashing a lot of brandy over it before you heat it up.

fluttERBY123 Wed 18-Nov-20 20:27:47

Thanks, folks, thought that's what you'd say. Just checking.

M0nica Wed 18-Nov-20 20:34:13

A 'best by', 'sell by' or 'use by' date is merely one piece of information among many others that contribute to any decision I make about consuming or chucking some food away

Callistemon Wed 18-Nov-20 21:01:15


I have two that I made 3 years ago
(Could be 4)
We will eat them but I won't inflict them on the family.

The honey found in the Egyptian tombs was perfectly edible but had no bbe date.

Callistemon Wed 18-Nov-20 21:02:38

I would steam it for a couple of hours rather than microwave it, fluttERBY