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Ambrosia & Christmas Pudding, Baked with Brandy Butter

In this version we take slices of Christmas pudding, spread with a little brandy butter, soak then in the custard mix and bake in a low oven; then finish with an apricot glaze.

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 20 mins
Serves: 10
Serving Size: 200g


  • 500ml Ambrosia Custard
  • 500ml Milk (full fat)
  • 6 Whole Eggs (medium)
  • 100g Granulated Sugar
  • 500g Christmas Pudding (1cm slices)
  • 50g Brandy Butter
  • 100g Apricot Jam (clear)


  1. Whisk together the custard, milk, eggs & sugar; then pass through a sieve
  2. Slice the Christmas pudding and spread with the brandy butter
  3. Place the slices of Christmas pudding into a suitable baking dish and pour over the custard mix
  4. Set the oven at 140c and allow the pudding to stand while the oven comes upto temp
  5. Place the pudding into the oven and bake for approx 1 hour or until a skewer comes cleanly out of the centre of the pudding
  6. Remove from the oven and allow to cool slightly
  7. Place the apricot jam in a small pan, with a little water and bring to a simmer
  8. Brush the apricot glaze evenly over the top of the pudding
  9. Serve warm

Additional Tips

This works great done as individual portions as well as a larger pudding