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Persian pudding with whipped rose & honey butter

Christmas pudding recipes

27 Recipes

Our favourite last minute & make-ahead festive puds.

Persian pudding with whipped rose & honey butter

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(1 ratings)
Orange and rose flavours are incorporated into this alternative steamed pudding. Sweet spiced butter makes the perfect accompaniment
5 hours and 10 minutes
Easy

Mix & match mini Christmas puddings

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(1 ratings)
Bespoke festive puddings mean you can customise each one to individual tastes while keeping the rich fruity base the same
2 hours and 40 minutes
Easy

Christmas pudding with citrus & spice

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(21 ratings)
A fruity pud, served with orange custard cream, makes the perfect end to the traditional Christmas meal
6 hours and 30 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

7-cup Christmas pudding

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(12 ratings)
A classic light, spiced Christmas pudding - so simple you don't even need any kitchen scales
3 hours
Easy
Vegetarian

Christmas pudding ice cream

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(14 ratings)
Impress your guests with this showstopping Christmas dessert, which can be made up to one month ahead
12 hours
Moderately easy

Classic Christmas pudding

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(11 ratings)
What's Christmas without the pud? This is a plump pudding with history...
8 hours
Moderately easy
Vegetarian

Chocoholic's Christmas pudding

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(13 ratings)
Wow. A definite crowd pleaser - chocolate mousse hidden by a layer of chocolate sponge, covered with the best chocolate topping we've ever tasted
50 minutes
For the keen cook

Fruit & nut Christmas pudding loaf

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(12 ratings)
The loaf shape makes this pud easy to slice and serve, and it takes less time to cook than a steamed one
3 hours
Easy

Figgy Christmas pudding

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(8 ratings)
A classic that every Christmas table should have. Make ahead and simply steam the puds to reheat on the big day
4 hours
Easy

Christmas stollen pudding

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(3 ratings)
Good Food reader Marion Biles shares her recipe for this creamy and luxurious pud using leftover stollen
55 minutes
Easy

Christmas pudding strudel

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(2 ratings)
Give your Christmas pud leftovers a second life with this easy strudel recipe
35 minutes
Easy

Sticky ginger pear pudding

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(13 ratings)
A great last-minute alternative to a traditional Christmas pudding - plus it reheats in only five minutes
1 hour and 50 minutes
Moderately easy

Festive date & pecan pudding

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(11 ratings)
Not your traditional Christmas pud, but a winner with our food team. A cross between sticky toffee and Christmas pud with a lighter feel
1 hour and 55 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Blitz-&-bake sticky toffee Christmas pud

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(8 ratings)
This deliciously moist alternative to the traditional pudding was conjured up by combining sticky toffee pudding and carrot cake
1 hour and 50 minutes
Easy

Sticky orange & marsala pudding

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(9 ratings)
This syrupy twist on Christmas pud takes no time to prepare and can be steamed or made in the microwave.
1 hour and 50 minutes
Easy

Chocolate & apricot pud with glossy chocolate sauce

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(6 ratings)
Traditional Christmas pud is not universally popular, especially with children - this wonderfully moist chocolate version could be the answer
3 hours and 10 minutes
Moderately easy

Iced berry pud

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(5 ratings)
This pudding is so simple, you almost feel you've cheated - it looks like a Christmas pud but is altogether different
3 hours
Easy

Light & fruity Christmas pud

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(7 ratings)
An irresistibly tipsy passion fruit and Cointreau-laced pud that steams in half the time of a traditional Christmas pudding
4 hours and 15 minutes
Easy

Granny Cook's Christmas pud

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If you prefer a lighter, fruity Christmas pudding, share Sarah Cook's family recipe, which makes three sizes of pud
4 hours and 10 minutes
Easy

Christmas pud ice cream

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Stir the remnants of your Christmas pudding into a tub of vanilla ice cream for a super simple dessert
2 hours and 10 minutes
Easy

Granny Martin's Christmas puddings

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(11 ratings)
Get a head start on Christmas with James Martin's make-ahead pudding
6 hours and 45 minutes
Moderately easy

Guinness, treacle & ginger pudding

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(3 ratings)
Rich, dark and spicy - prepare enough mixture for two basins, one for Christmas day and the other to give as a gift
6 hours and 20 minutes
Easy

Sticky date & raisin pudding

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Keep everyone happy with this sticky toffee-like steamed basin pudding packed with dried fruit
4 hours
Moderately easy

Christmas pudding trifle

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Use leftover Christmas pudding to rustle up this speedy and sumptuously creamy trifle with Grand Marnier-steeped oranges
15 minutes
Easy

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