Traditional Steamed Christmas Pudding

Traditional Steamed Christmas Pudding


Time Needed Prep
Ingredients 13
Difficulty Easy

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3.6 based on 21 ratings.


  • 5 tbsp Brandy
  • 350 g Raisins
  • 150 g Sultanas
  • 150 g Dates
  • 100 g Glacé Cherries
  • 1 Green Apple peeled and grated
  • 170 g Butter softened
  • 3/4 cup Brown Sugar
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 tbsp Golden Syrup
  • 1.5 cups Plain Flour
  • 3/4 tsp Bicarbonate Soda
  • 1 tsp Mixed Spice

Nutrition Information

Qty per
0g serve
Qty per
Energy 0cal 609cal
Protein 0g 12.89g
Fat (total) 0g 12.13g
 - saturated 0g 5.64g
Carbohydrate 0g 121.76g
 - sugars 0g 83.56g
Dietary Fibre 0g 13.15g
Sodium 0mg 79.68mg

Nutritional information does not include the following ingredients: Green Apple

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

Traditional Steamed Christmas Pudding is the Queen of Christmas Puddings!

With this dark, sticky and sweet pudding…you’ll savour every bite.

This Traditional Style Christmas Pudding will take you quite a while to make – but the results will be incredible. This recipe has been in my family for four generations and we have it every single year, no matter how how it is outside!

Traditional Steamed Christmas Pudding | Stay at Home

We always have it with piping hot homemade custard, and the kids have it with vanilla ice cream.

Make this recipe a month or two in advance so that the flavours in the pudding have time to ripen!

Traditional Steamed Christmas Pudding | Stay At Home Mum


  1. Add brandy to dried fruit and apple and set aside to soak well.

  2. Beat butter and brown sugar, then add eggs one at a time. Beat well and add golden syrup with last egg.

  3. Sieve dry ingredients into butter mixture then add fruit and mix well. Put into 2 litre pudding basin and steam for two hours.

Recipe Hints and Tips:

  • Traditional Steamed Christmas Pudding can be frozen up to six months.
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