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Christmas pudding recipes

36 Recipes
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Whether you make yours on Stir-up Sunday, or you need a last-minute pud for Christmas Day, we have the answer with fruity, nutty and chocolatey recipes.

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  • 7-cup Christmas pudding

    Easy Christmas pudding

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.22 ratings

    A classic light, spiced Christmas pudding - so simple you don't even need any kitchen scales

  • Christmas pudding with citrus & spice

    Christmas pudding with citrus & spice

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.47 ratings

    A fruity pud, served with orange custard cream, makes the perfect end to the traditional Christmas meal

  • Light & fruity Christmas pud

    Light & fruity Christmas pud

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.17 ratings

    An irresistibly tipsy passion fruit and Cointreau-laced pud that steams in half the time of a traditional Christmas pudding

  • Chocolate & cherry Christmas pudding 2016

    Chocolate & cherry Christmas pudding

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.15 ratings

    A twist on the classic Christmas pudding, our cherry version is served with silky dark chocolate, a rich brandy sauce and a dollop of double cream

  • Lighter Christmas pudding on baking parchment

    Lighter Christmas pudding

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Make this lighter version of a classic Christmas pudding as an alternative festive dessrt. It’s packed with all the same fruits and spices, but swaps suet for butter

  • Christmas pudding topped with holly

    Classic Christmas pudding

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.31 ratings

    A homemade Christmas pudding is easy to make, then it just needs time in the steamer to turn it into a glorious, rich, fruity dessert. A festive classic

  • Sticky ginger pear pudding

    Sticky ginger pear pudding

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.21 ratings

    A great last-minute alternative to a traditional Christmas pudding - plus it reheats in only five minutes

  • Chocoholic's Christmas pudding

    Chocoholic's Christmas pudding

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.13 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

  • Blitz-&-bake sticky toffee Christmas pud

    Blitz-&-bake sticky toffee Christmas pud

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.16 ratings

    This deliciously moist alternative to the traditional pudding was conjured up by combining sticky toffee pudding and carrot cake

  • Christmas pudding ice cream scoops in a glass serving bowl

    Easy Christmas pudding ice cream

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Use up leftover Christmas pudding in this tasty frozen treat from BBC Good Food reader Jo Langley

  • Mix & match mini Christmas puddings

    Mix & match mini Christmas puddings

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    Bespoke festive puddings mean you can customise each one to individual tastes while keeping the rich fruity base the same

  • Mandarin-in-the-middle Christmas pud

    Mandarin-in-the-middle Christmas pud

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.12 ratings

    Impress your guests with this traditional, steamed pudding with a difference - cut to reveal a tender fruit centre and oozing citrus syrup

  • Sticky orange & marsala pudding

    Sticky orange & marsala pudding

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.11 ratings

    This syrupy twist on Christmas pud takes no time to prepare and can be steamed or made in the microwave.

  • Christmas sticky toffee pudding with toffee sauce being poured over the top

    Christmas sticky toffee pudding

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Switch up your traditional Christmas pudding with this sticky toffee version. It's a great modern twist on the classic festive dessert

  • Cherry pecan Christmas pudding

    Cherry pecan Christmas pudding

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

    This lighter version of the classic Christmas pud is still full of festive flavours - citrus zest and brandy are added to this nutty spiced fruitcake

  • Fruit & nut Christmas pudding loaf

    Fruit & nut Christmas pudding loaf

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.13 ratings

    The loaf shape makes this pud easy to slice and serve, and it takes less time to cook than a steamed one

  • Vegan Christmas pudding served on a small plate

    Vegan Christmas pudding

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.10 ratings

    Make this vegan Christmas pudding as part of a festive feast, packed with dried figs, raisins, sultanas and a tot of rum. Serve warm with vegan ice cream

  • Festive date & pecan pudding

    Festive date & pecan pudding

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.16 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

  • Christmas stollen pudding

    Christmas stollen pudding

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Good Food reader Marion Biles shares her recipe for this creamy and luxurious pud using leftover stollen

  • Christmas pudding strudel

    Christmas pudding strudel

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Give your Christmas pud leftovers a second life with this easy strudel recipe

  • Rocky road cheesecake pudding with sparklers in the top

    Rocky road cheesecake pudding

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.24 ratings

    We've blended two tempting sweet treats – rocky road and cheesecake – to create this irresistible make-ahead dessert.

  • Figgy Christmas pudding

    Figgy Christmas pudding

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.13 ratings

    A classic that every Christmas table should have. Make ahead and simply steam the puds to reheat on the big day

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