Autumn Berry Pudding

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
British Seasonal Food

By Mark Hix

Published 2008

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It doesn’t need to be deep midwinter to appreciate a steamed fruit pudding. When there is an abundance of our autumnal soft fruits around, I like making puddings like this, using dark autumnal fruits that are plentiful in the hedgerows - like blackberries, blueberries, tayberries, loganberries, and perhaps even a few elderberries.


  • 125 g butter, softened, plus extra for greasing
  • 125 g caster sugar
  • 2


Preheat the oven to 190°C/gas 5. Butter 4 individual heatproof pudding bowls or pots.

Beat the butter and caster sugar together in a bowl until light and fluffy, then gradually beat in the eggs a little at a time. Carefully fold the flour into the mixture, alternately with the