The best collection of pudding recipes

Chocolate brownie pudding recipe

At Food & Home Entertaining, we love puddings in every shape, taste and form! And because we know you love puddings too, we’ve rounded up the best collection of pudding recipes for you to try. Go on and indulge!

Boozy fig and honey pudding

Boozy fig and honey pudding recipe

 
Strictly for adults, this boozy fig and honey pudding is sticky, sweet and especially delicious when served with cream. The figs undermine the sweetness with their wonderful earthy flavour, and honey is the perfect sauce for such a dish.

Chocolate brownie pudding

Chocolate brownie pudding recipe

 
“There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with a chocolate brownie pudding.” ― Linda Grayson. Sort of. This delicious and oh-so-gooey chocolate brownie pudding recipe only takes 40 minutes from start to finish and will leave everyone wanted more. Especially great if you love chocolate, but even if your guests don’t enjoy chocolate, they will line up for seconds.

Self-saucing mini-chocolate puddings with fruit compote

Self-saucing mini-chocolate puddings with fruit compote recipe

 
Chocolate puddings never went out of fashion.

Hot cross bread and butter chocolate puddings

Hot cross bread and butter chocolate puddings recipe

 
It’s the time of year once more for hot cross buns! Although they’re a universal favourite, perhaps you’re getting bored of plain old buns with butter. If you are, it’s time to make hot cross bread and butter chocolate puddings. Turn leftover hot cross buns or even a few slices of our hot cross bun loaf into this scrummy pudding.

Coffee and chocolate self-saucing pudding

 
A touch of coffee adds a comforting twist to this pudding.

Croissant, chocolate and pear pudding

Croissant, chocolate and pear pudding

 
Reminiscent of France, this is not your average bread and butter pudding. Instead, we’ used croissants for this recipe. We love the delicious combination of chocolate and pear, it makes a wonderful indulgent dessert. Make this croissant, chocolate and pear pudding when you have guest over as the perfect end to a meal.

Irish coffee malva pudding

Irish coffee malva pudding

 
A delicious, boozy twist on a South African favourite dessert.

Chocolate malva pudding

Chocolate malva pudding

 
We’ve taken two classics, chocolate and malva pudding, and created this irresistible dessert! It is perfect for having friends over, or simply when you feel like indulging.

Self-saucing granadilla, white chocolate, yoghurt and coconut puddings

Self-saucing granadilla, white chocolate, yoghurt and coconut puddings

 
A quick and easy dessert to throw together. The top bakes to a soft cake-like texture while forming a sweet sauce at the bottom. Self-saucing granadilla, white chocolate, yoghurt and coconut puddings are guaranteed to impress your guests.

Amarula malva pudding with Rooibos custard

Amarula malva pudding with Rooibos custard

 
Amarula malva pudding with Rooibos custard is a delicious mashup of some of South Africa’s favourite flavours.  This dessert is the perfect end to a braai, and should definitely be made for Heritage Day!

Gooey dark chocolate and ginger pudding

 
The subtle fresh ginger flavour goes wonderfully with the dark chocolate in this dessert.

Roly-poly pudding

Roly-poly pudding recipe

 
Roly-poly pudding is a tried and tested favourite. Not to be confused with its jammy British cousin, this roly-poly pudding is proudly South African. The dough is deliciously light and buttery, and the tart sweetness of apricots is a delicious accompaniment. Serve with custard and tuck in!

Light lemon sponge pudding

Light lemon sponge pudding recipe

 
This delicious self-saucing light lemon sponge pudding is perfect for feeding a crowd, especially after a Sunday meal. It’s the ultimate quick and easy comfort dessert, that’s ready in under an hour. As it bakes, the mixture separates into two layers, forming a light sponge at the top and a tangy lemon curd at the bottom.

Amarula pudding

Amarula pudding recipe

 
Amarula pudding is a sweet and sticky treat that’s guaranteed to please with its distinctive South African flavour. The syrup makes this cake wonderfully succulent, and it only gets better when served with cream. Watch this crumbly golden delight fall apart under your fork.

Rice pudding with rose petal jam

Rice pudding with rose petal jam recipe

 
This rice pudding with rose petal jam is very rich, intense and decadent and definitely not for the faint-hearted. Throw away all your cholesterol worries and just eat it! A very traditional Indian dessert, this makes a good hot dessert for a winter’s day. Rose petal jam gives you that lovely feeling of eating Turkish delight. Truly a pudding of Eastern promise…

Peppermint Crisp pudding

Peppermint crisp pudding recipe

 
Could any dessert be more proudly South African? Peppermint crisp pudding is a classic. You either grew up with it or had it served to you by your friend’s more traditional mother. It’s foolproof, quick, and always a guaranteed hit!

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