Christmas Pudding Ice Cream

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    This Christmas pudding ice-cream is a great dessert for a warm weather Christmas lunch. It is full of plump juicy fruit, brandy and ice-cream with crunch from the walnuts. You can leave out the brandy and make mini puddings for the kids!

    Christmas Pudding Ice Cream.


    • 250g butter
    • 1 kg mixed dried fruit
    • 200g glace cherries
    •  4 tbsp brown sugar
    • 1 cup milk
    • 1 tsp bicarbonate soda
    • 1/2 cup brandy
    • 200g walnuts, chopped
    • 4L good quality ice cream
    • 1 bottle of Ice Magic (hard chocolate ice cream topping)

    How to make Pudding Ice Cream

    1. Set aside 2 cherries to top the puddings with.
    2. In a large pot, melt the butter and add the brown sugar, fruit, cherries and milk. Bring to the boil and add the bicarbonate soda. Simmer for 5 minutes until the fruit is all puffed up. Stir in the brandy and walnuts.
    3. Stir through the ice cream while the mix is warm.
    4. Line two pudding bowls with cling wrap and pour the ice cream mix into both bowls. Cover with cling film and freeze for 12 hours.
    5. When ready to serve, pour over Ice Magic and add a glace cherry to the top.



    Recipe from Kidspot Kitchen

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