Heat up a tablespoon or two of brandy in a small saucepan until it is warm but NOT boiling, and then pour the hot brandy into a ladle - take the pudding to the table with the ladle and light the ladle with a match - BE CAREFUL
And I lightly chopped my almonds in a food processor instead of by hand. Mid-way through baking, they might look alarmingly flat with a bumpy cluster in the center, but the baking time Angela lists was perfect for me–they had just flattened into round-ish, flat discs
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In other words, where some people decide that the official kick-off to Christmas begins when they string up their outdoor Christmas lights, or when they hear their first carol on the radio, or when they check the first gift off their list, mine officially begins when I have my very first slice of Holiday Gingerbread