Traditional Christmas pudding


Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      11 hr

Appears in

Puddings: Le Cordon Bleu Home Collection


By Le Cordon Bleu

Published 2000

  • About

This richest of fruit puddings surely needs no introduction. This traditional version is easy to make up to a year in advance and can be reheated in just a few hours on Christmas day.


Marinated Fruits

  • 250 g (8 oz) sultanas
  • 250 g (8


  1. To make the marinated fruits, place all the ingredients into a large bowl and mix together well. Cover with plastic wrap and leave overnight in a cool place.
  2. The next day, prepare the pudding by placing all the ingredients into a large bowl and making a well in the centre. Add the marinated fruits and any liquid and mix well to form a soft batter.
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