cabinet pudding

Related to cabinet pudding: Queen of Puddings

cabinet pudding

n
(Cookery) a steamed suet pudding containing dried fruit
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The menu for the evening's festivities included dishes from the era of the Supply Corps' founding, including Alamode Beef, Route Cakes, and Cabinet Pudding. The very talented Food Service and Wardroom Divisions, including the Wardroom Officer herself, prepared the entire menu.
My partner, after a little prompting, had chocolate cabinet pudding which arrived as a fantastically dark, rich tower with orange creme anglaise sauce and a nutty ice cream.
My last competition asked what came next when Lib Dem Charlie Kennedy said: "He is waving two fingers at me, but that is the signal he usually makes to..." Answer: "...the Government." Tenners to B Horton, of Caerphilly for "...to order a couple of pints" and to Peter Ormond, of Leamington Spa, for "...to ask for two helpings of Cabinet pudding".
And for pudding: stewed fruit well sweetened, three or four dozen plain pastry biscuits, two dozen fruit turnovers, four dozen cheesecakes, two cold cabinet puddings in moulds, two blancmanges in moulds, a few jam puffs, one large cold plum pudding, a few baskets of fresh fruit, three dozen plain biscuits, a piece of cheese, 6lbs of butter, four quarter loaves of household bread, three dozen rolls, six loaves of tin bread, two plain plum cakes, two pound cakes, two sponge cakes, a tin of mixed biscuits and 1/2 lb of tea.