Traditional pudding

Traditional pudding recipes

26 Recipes

Get nostalgic with these warming pudding recipes.

Classic Arctic roll

5

(1 rating)

Follow our step-by-step guide to this retro frozen dessert of vanilla ice cream wrapped in a light sponge cake, with homemade strawberry jam
  • 55 mins
  • More effort

School days citrus pudding

4.625

(16 ratings)

Use lemon, lime or grapefruit in this squidgy baked dessert - a simple and nostalgic family pud
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Chocolate concrete with caramel sauce

5

(1 rating)

Update a classic school-dinner recipe by using caramel sauce instead of pink custard to serve alongside chocolate squares. Kids (and big kids) will love it
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sussex puddle pudding

4

(3 ratings)

This twist on a classic steamed pud has a sweet sponge topping with a puddle of sticky lemon sauce underneath. Finish with a splash of cream
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Eve's pudding

4.38095

(21 ratings)

Here's a little reminder of a delicious British pudding you probably haven't eaten in years
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Eccles cake

4.416665

(12 ratings)

A new take on the traditional pastry, this cake will go down well on any occasion
  • 2 hours and 5 mins
  • Easy

Gooey toffee puddings

5

(3 ratings)

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 hour
  • Easy

Rhubarb & pear crumble

4.727275

(22 ratings)

This has a lovely crunchy topping that tastes like flapjack, perfect comfort food
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Schooldays treacle sponge

4.95238

(21 ratings)

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

Jam roly-poly

4.8

(40 ratings)

This jam roly-poly is simple to make, comforting and sure to bring back memories of traditional school dinners
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort

Spotted dick

4.833335

(12 ratings)

Steam a traditional fruity sponge pudding with suet, citrus zest and currants then serve in thick slices with hot custard
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy

Panettone pudding

4.623375

(77 ratings)

This is a posh version of bread and butter pudding, rich with cream and vanilla - great for using up any excess Christmas panettone
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Easiest ever bread pudding

3.38889

(18 ratings)

The ultimate in quick comfort food – only five minutes to prepare, perfect to pop in the oven before the main course...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Baked fruity autumn pudding

5

(1 rating)

This pudding is bursting with autumn flavours, and can be made up to a day ahead - just reheat in the microwave
  • 2 hours and 25 mins
  • A challenge

Custard tart with nutmeg pastry

4.592595

(27 ratings)

There's something so honest about a custard tart, simply topped with a grating of nutmeg
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • More effort

Pear & chocolate pudding

4.4

(15 ratings)

A comforting and seasonal pudding for autumn, perfect with a spot of vanilla ice cream
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Classic bread & butter pudding

4

(1 rating)

Cook this bread and butter pudding in a water bath for a gorgeous soft and creamy texture that contrasts wonderfully with the caramelised crust
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sticky marmalade pudding

3

(2 ratings)

An indulgent, super-sticky pudding that deserves lashings of custard...
  • 2 hours and 15 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Pear & blackberry crumbles

4.72222

(36 ratings)

Use pear instead of apple in these individual versions of the classic pud with a crunchy pistachio topping
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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