Mini Christmas Puddings

A Christmas meal wouldn’t be the same without Christmas pudding. My mini Christmas puddings are easy to make and are a great way to impress your guests by giving them their own individually dressed pudding for dessert.


  • Zest 1 orange
  • 50g grated carrots
  • 25g black treacle
  • 100g panko breadcrumbs
  • 100g plain flour
  • 125g vegetable suet
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 100ml stout
  • 125g muscovado sugar
  • 65g raisins
  • 65g sultanas
  • 65g currants
  • 2 tsp ground mixed spice
  • 4 tsp glace cherries, chopped
  • 1 tsp butter, for greasing

Serves 4


  1. Pre-heat oven to 150c.
  2. Grease individual pudding tins with a small amount of butter.
  3. Combine all the ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
  4. Mix well to form a thick batter.
  5. Fill pudding tins with batter, secure lids or cover with aluminium foil.
  6. Boil 1-2 litres of water.
  7. Place filled pudding tins in a deep roasting pan and fill half way up pudding tins with boiling water.
  8. Cook for 1 hr.
  9. Allow to cool before turning out.
  10. Serve with brandy custard.

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