Peel, deseed, dice, boil and drain the Pumpkin.
Mash the Pumpkin. Drain any access water. Add in the sugar and butter into the mashed Pumpkin while still hot.
Mix well and allow to cool.
Mix in the flour, baking powder, spices, mixed fruit and egg. Mix in well.
Grease an ovenproof dish.
Pour the mixture into the dish and spread evenly.
Bake in a moderate oven at 350F / 180c / Gas 4 for 15-20 minutes. Until the pudding shrinks from the side of the dish. Baking times can differ depending on how much water is retained in the pumpkin.
Once baked, allow to slightly cool and tip out from the pan. Cut into squares. enjoy either hot or cold. Great with a cup of tea or a glass of milk. Saints love a nice piece of Pumpkin Pudding on a lazy Sunday afternoon.