One-day Christmas pudding

Preparation info

  • Makes 2 large puddings, each serving


    • Difficulty


Appears in

A Cook’s Year in a Welsh Farmhouse

A Cook’s Year in a Welsh Farmhouse

By Elisabeth Luard

Published 2011

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The ingredients list is long but the method simple. No need to make ’em ahead – just cook and serve.


  • 1 mature carrot, scraped and grated
  • 1 large cooking apple, peeled cored and grated
  • Juice and finely grated zest of 1


Mix all the ingredients together (except the brandy) in a roomy bowl and leave overnight to absorb each other’s flavours.

Butter a pair of 1.5 litre pudding bowls and divide the mixture between the two. Cover each with a circle of buttered greaseproof paper and a lid of foil with a pleat in