Christmas Pudding

A creamy Christmas pudding recipe is the only thing you're missing on your menu this holiday season.

Christmas Pudding
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Chill Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 1 ½ cup sugar

  • cup cornstarch

  • 4 cup milk

  • 6 egg yolks, lightly beaten

  • 2 tablespoon butter

  • 1 tablespoon vanilla

  • 1 recipe Cranberry Crunch topping, below

Cranberry Crunch

  • 4 crushed purchased biscotti

  • ¾ cup roasted pistachios

  • ½ cup dried cranberries

  • 2 tablespoon crystallized ginger

  • 1 tablespoon sugar


  1. In large heavy saucepan combine sugar and cornstarch. Stir in milk. Cook over medium heat until thickened and bubbly, stirring constantly. Cook and stir 2 minutes more. Remove from heat. Gradually stir 1 cup of the milk mixture into egg yolks.

  2. Add egg mixture to milk mixture in saucepan. Bring to a gentle boil; reduce heat. Cook and stir 2 minutes more. Remove from heat. Stir in butter and vanilla. Pour pudding in bowl; cover surface of pudding with plastic wrap. Let stand at room temperature up to 1 hour; refrigerate to store longer.

  3. To serve, sprinkle Cranberry Crunch on top; pass remaining. Makes 8 servings.

Cranberry Crunch

Cranberry Crunch:

  1. In a bowl combine biscotti, pistachios, cranberries, crystallized ginger, and sugar.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

375 Calories
12g Fat
60g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 375
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 177mg 59%
Sodium 99mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 60g 22%
Total Sugars 50g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 0.6mg 3%
Calcium 171.6mg 13%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Potassium 287mg 6%
Folate, total 28.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.9mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.