Traditional pudding

Traditional pudding recipes

Get nostalgic with these warming pudding recipes.

1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star 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
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21 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
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5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star 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
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22 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

The uplifting zing of lemon zest cuts through the richness of this creamy and comforting classic

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
5 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

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 hr
Easy
28 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Here's a little reminder of a delicious British pudding you probably haven't eaten in years

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A new take on the traditional pastry, this cake will go down well on any occasion

2 hrs and 5 mins
Easy
5 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
13 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

3 hrs
Easy
27 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This has a lovely crunchy topping that tastes like flapjack, perfect comfort food

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
24 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
50 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This jam roly-poly is simple to make, comforting and sure to bring back memories of traditional school dinners

1 hr and 15 mins
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18 ratings 4.5 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
Easy
90 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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
10 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

This traditional favourite is an ideal post-Sunday lunch pud

1 hr and 5 mins
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20 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

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

45 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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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41 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A great way to use up any pumpkin from your lantern carving

1 hr and 35 mins
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31 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

There's something so honest about a custard tart, simply topped with a grating of nutmeg

1 hr and 50 mins
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8 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A delicious classic.

1 hr and 55 mins
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16 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

45 mins
Easy
5 ratings 2.7 out of 5 star rating

This easy and comforting pud is the perfect way to round off a family lunch

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star 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
2 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

An indulgent, super-sticky pudding that deserves lashings of custard...

2 hrs and 15 mins
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