Place zest into TM bowl and chop finely 20 sec/speed 7.
Place juice, fruit mince, all fruit, nuts and brandy into TM bowl and mix 2 min/70ºC/Reverse/speed 1. Set aside, cover and leave overnight, stirring occasionally.
Place butter, sugar and treacle into TM bowl and beat 30 sec/speed 4 until light and fluffy, scraping down sides of bowl if necessary.
Add eggs, flour and spices and mix well 20 sec/speed 5.
Add brandied fruit and nuts and chocolate to TM bowl and mix 20 sec/Reverse/speed 4.
Spoon into dariole moulds or ramekins and place in Varoma dish and tray.
Place water into TM bowl and set Varoma into position. Steam 40-45 min/Varoma/speed 1-2.
Remove puddings from moulds and serve with cream, ice cream, custard or Brandy Cream Sauce.
This recipe makes approximately 18 little puddings so they may need to be steamed in more than one batch.
They freeze well and can be reheated in the Varoma for around 15 minutes/Varoma/speed 1-2.