A chocolate-orange steamed pudding with molten chocolate sauce on top

Steamed pudding recipes

27 Recipes

A warm sponge pudding is the ultimate comfort food. Indulge with sticky toffee, chocolate, vanilla or fruit-packed treats.

3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A classic chocolate-orange flavour in a rich and squidgy dessert that's low in sugar but no less tasty!

1 hr and 55 mins
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A dark and fruity stout brings out the flavour of dark chocolate in Diana Henry's simple steamed pudding. Pour on our decadent chocolate sauce and enjoy

2 hrs and 20 mins
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This traditional steamed Scottish pudding is made with dried fruit and spices. Enjoy on Burns night with a wee dram and custard or ice cream to serve

3 hrs and 55 mins
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4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Indulgent yet wonderfully light, these individual caramel sponges are baked with a sticky toffee sauce - keep in the freezer for a last-minute pud

1 hr
Easy
19 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Angela's pud has half the fat of the classic recipe, but all the flavour, with a layer of seasonal fruit

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

This steamed sponge basin pudding drizzled with fruit sauce and chunky rhubarb will feed a crowd in fine fashion

1 hr and 37 mins
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MasterChef finalist Tim Kinnaird's boozy pud is one Christmas treat that's just for the adults

1 hr and 15 mins
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22 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A syrupy basin pudding with a moist sponge and sticky sauce- a Great British tradition with retro charm

2 hrs
Easy
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

We know how you love hot treacle sponge and sticky ginger cake, so this gorgeous pud is sure to become a favourite

2 hrs and 15 mins
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This pud is impressive, delicious and makes a great light alternative dessert to a traditional Christmas pudding

3 hrs and 45 mins
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6 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

These cute oven-steamed puds with nutmeg custard are almost like blonde Christmas puddings

50 mins
Easy
3 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Cook these steamed sponge puddings in small, sturdy ramekins and serve in little china cups when entertaining

1 hr and 10 mins
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4 ratings 3.3 out of 5 star rating

Finish Sunday lunch with John Torode's indulgent and nostalgic steamed pud

2 hrs and 20 mins
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3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

James Martin serves his steamed chocolate sponge with whole cherries and a fruity sauce - perfect for a smart dinner party

1 hr and 55 mins
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6 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

These sweet little puddings make terrific dinner party desserts, or you can make one big one for the family

50 mins
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This pudding is bursting with autumn flavours, and can be made up to a day ahead - just reheat in the microwave

2 hrs and 25 mins
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4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Keep everyone happy with this sticky toffee-like steamed basin pudding packed with dried fruit

4 hrs
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7 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

These individual desserts are deliciously naughty, so make plenty or you might have a fight on your hands when it comes to seconds

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A steamed basin sponge hits the spot every time and uses up half-full jars of marmalade, syrup or jam - serve hot with custard!

3 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
17 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Steam a traditional fruity sponge pudding with suet, citrus zest and currants then serve in thick slices with hot custard

1 hr and 45 mins
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4 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Top a steamed pud with sweetly tart rhubarb - it'll become a firm favorite. Vegetarian, too

1 hr and 55 mins
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1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A classic treat, and impressive to boot, looks beautiful served at a dinner party. By Gary Rhodes

2 hrs and 5 mins
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15 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

4 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
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