Royal Mint Creates Christmas Pudding Worth £12,000 [Pics]
This deluxe dessert brings regal flair to the Christmas dinner table.
The Royal Mint has revealed a traditional Christmas pudding worth £12,000 made in collaboration with celebrity baker Jane Asher. The lavish and deluxe pudding is based on a 200-year-old secret family recipe with festive spices, dried fruits, whole blanched almonds, and 35 rare silver and gold coins, some dating back to 1920.
Weighing an impressive 1.7kg, the pudding serves thirty people, and is available for one customer to purchase from The Royal Mint's website. In a luxury twist, five 2013 Gold Brilliant Uncirculated £5 Sovereign coins from The Royal Mint (each worth £1,900) have been placed inside and it is decorated with thirty Silver Sixpences. Shane Bissett, Director of Commemorative Coin at The Royal Mint, said: