5 Things Western New Yorkers Want Instead of Figgy Pudding
We all know the demands in the song, "We Wish You A Merry Christmas" but do we really want Figgy Pudding? No..here are 5 things Western New Yorkers want instead of figgy pudding.
What is figgy pudding? It is an old English dessert that is a rich boiled pudding made with flour, suet, figs, and other dried fruits. It is mainly eaten around Christmas.
While figgy pudding is a dessert, there might be another reason the singers of "We Wish You A Merry Christmas" would be demanding some figgy pudding in the song.
Most times, when you make figgy pudding you place a silver coin inside the dessert. This fun Christmas tradition says that the person who finds the coin in the dessert will be blessed with very good luck. The Christmas tradition dates back as far as the early as the 1300s which is why it would be included in the song.
But here in Western New York, we wouldn't want to find a simple silver coin there is so much more we would demand in the song instead of figgy pudding.
There are so many more other things that we would demand if we had a chance. Think about it, we are all singing in front of the million-dollar homes in Clarence or Orchard Park and it comes time to make our demand. What would Western New Yorkers demand?
Some things would be small and some are big. Check out the 5 things that Western New Yorkers would demand instead of figgy pudding if we were singing "We Wish You A Merry Christmas"