The world's oldest Christmas pudding maker is Matthew Walkers, established in 1899. The classic Christmas pudding is moistly filled with juicy sultanas, cider and rum. The 13 ingredients are carefully mixed together represent Jesus and his 12 disciples. Enjoy your Christmas Pudding with brandy or rum butter which is melted, then lit on fire before poured over the pudding. Although people always have their own favourite way to enjoy their pudding, maybe with ice cream, custard, clotted cream or another delightful favourite. Christmas pudding is also known as figgy pudding and sometimes plumpudding. This size is recommend for 8 portions.