Cranberry, Pear and Walnut Pudding

Preparation info

  • Serves

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Modern Classics

Modern Classics

By Frances Bissell

Published 2000

  • About

At Christmas, for a quick yet seasonal pudding and as an alternative to the usual rich pudding and brandy butter, try this version which uses cranberries, pears and walnuts.


  • 250 g (½ lb) fresh cranberries
  • 3 ripe Conference pears


Wash and pick over the cranberries. Drain and pile on a clean tea towel to dry. Peel, core and slice the pears. Mix them with the cranberries, walnuts and 25 g (1 oz) of the sugar, and put them in a