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Plum & Almond Pudding

Plum & Almond Pudding


Try this delicious warming treat made with juicy plums in a soft almond sponge

  • Feeds 4 Feeds 4
  • Ready in 50 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    2396kj 574kcal
  • Fat
    High 50%
  • Saturates
    High 55%
  • Sugar
    High 50%
  • Salt
    Low 50%

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 51g


  • 4 tbsp baking margarine, plus a little for greasing the dish
  • 80g light soft brown sugar, plus 2 tbsp and a little for sprinkling in the dish
  • 8 ripe plums
  • 3 British eggs, beaten
  • 75g plain flour
  • 75g ground almonds
  • 1 tsp almond essence
  • 150ml single cream


  1. Preheat the oven to 170˚C/fan 160˚C/Gas 3
  2. Lightly grease an ovenproof dish and sprinkle with a little sugar
  3. Halve the plums and remove their stones
  4. Melt 2 tbsp of the margarine and 2 tbsp of the sugar in a heavy based pan, add the plums and cook gently for 5-10 minutes until the fruit is just starting to soften (how long they need to be cooked for depends on how ripe the fruit is)
  5. Put the rest of the margarine and sugar in a bowl and mix until creamy
  6. Add the remaining ingredients and quickly whisk together
  7. Pour this mixture into the dish, top with the plums, cut-side facing upwards and bake for 25-30 minutes until the sponge is golden and set

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