1/2 lb prunes, 2 cups water, small stick cinnamon, 3 tspn gelatine, extra 1/2 cup cold water, 4 oz chopped dried figs, 3 oz seedless raisins, 1/2 cup sugar, juice of 3 oranges and 2 lemons, 3 tbspn sweet sherry, 2 oz chopped glace cherries, 2 oz chopped blanched almonds.
Method: Place prunes, cinnamon stick and water in saucepan, bring to a boil, and simmer until tender. Remove stones and chop prunes. Reserve 3/4 cup hot prune juice. Soften gelatine in extra cold water and dissolve by pouring on reserved hot prune juice. Combine prunes and gelatine with all remaining ingredients, mix well, pour into 3 pint pudding mould. Chill until set, overnight if possible.
Source: contributed by Vera Hentschke in Blyth Recipe Book: Favourite Tested Recipes of the Blyth Trinity Lutheran Ladies Guild (Blyth Womens Guild, 1972), p.25.