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Christmas pudding Mess

By therealheidi (GoodFood Community)
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Makes Glasses
A festive twist on the summer dessert Eton Mess


  • 150g Left over christmas pudding (approx)
  • 75ml Dark Rum
  • 2 tbsp Golden syrup
  • 500ml Double cream
  • 4 drops Vanilla Essence
  • 2 short bread fingers (if preferable you could stick to the original 2 small meringues)


  • STEP 1
    Break up the last of the Christmas pudding in a small pan on a low heat. Add the rum and the golden syrup to warm through until hot.
  • STEP 2
    In the meantime whip your double cream and vanilla until soft and thick. Break up your shortbread fingers into little crumbly pieces.
  • STEP 3
    To construct take 4 tumbler glasses and fill. Start with a layer of hot pudding at the base followed by shortbread pieces topped with whipped cream, then repeat again to the top of the glass.

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