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Christmas pudding snowman

Christmas pudding snowman


Using ready-to-eat Christmas puddings means this adorable cake doesn’t involve any baking

  • Feeds 10 Feeds 10
  • Ready in 30 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    1900kj 451kcal
  • Fat
    Med 14%
  • Saturates
    Med 24%
  • Sugar
    High 85%
  • Salt
    Low 2%

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 87g

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  • 1 small Christmas pudding (200g)
  • Icing sugar, to dust
  • 1kg Co-op ready to roll white icing
  • 1 large Christmas pudding (400g)
  • Orange food colouring
  • Black food colouring
  • Ribbon, to decorate


  1. Trim the smaller pudding to round off any sharp edges
  2. Sift a little icing sugar over a clean surface and knead the icing until smooth
  3. Cut a third off and roll out to a 1cm thickness, then drape over the small pudding
  4. Tuck the icing underneath to enclose it, then trim, reserving the excess
  5. Repeat with the second pudding and place on a cake board or plate
  6. Push a cocktail stick into the top of the large pudding and position the smaller one on top, to make a snowman shape
  7. Set aside to set for 30 mins
  8. Meanwhile, colour a little of the excess icing orange and roll into a carrot shape. Set aside to set
  9. To decorate, press the icing carrot into the snowman’s head to make a nose and use a cocktail stick or small brush dipped in black food colouring to draw eyes, a mouth and buttons
  10. Allow to set for 2 hours then, toserve, tie a ribbon round for a scarf.

Get ahead: You can make the snowman up to a week in advance, then store in an airtight container

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