Chocolate christmas pudding

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Indulgence is never too far away around christmas time. The ultimate proof is in eating the traditional christmas pudding. In this recipe, it gets a delicious makeover with snappy little chocolate chips and a creamy white chocolate and rum sauce.

Recipe components

Chocolate christmas pudding

  • 75g
  • 1
    orange zest
  • 8g
    bicarbonate of soda
  • 125ml
  • 75g
  • 35g
    mixed peel
  • 35g
    candied ginger
  • 75ml

Place the dried fruit into the water and brandy and bring to the boil, add in the bicarbonate of soda and mix well, turn out into a bowl and allow to cool.

Cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add in the eggs slowly. Fold through the dry ingredients.

Once the fruit mix is cold fold it through the cake mix and then fold through the chocolate chunks. Bake at 200°C until golden brown and the sponge bounces back when lightly touched.

White chocolate and rum sauce


Bring the double cream to the boil and then pour over the white chcocolate.