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Microwave Christmas Pudding

Preparation: 10 mins

Cooking: 15 mins

Serves 8, costs under £3.00


  • 10 Tablespoons Dried Mixed Fruit (300g)
  • 5 Dessert spoons Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice (50ml)
  • 3 Tablespoons Self Raising Flour (75g) (Heaped)
  • ½ Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon (2g)
  • ½ Teaspoon Ground Mixed Spice (2g)
  • 3 Tablespoons Breadcrumbs (50g)
  • 3 Tablespoons Brown (Demerara) Sugar (50g)
  • 2 Apples (224g) (Medium sized)
  • 2 Eggs (100g)
  • 4 Tablespoons Semi Skimmed Milk (60ml)
  • 3 Teaspoons Honey (51g) (Heaped)
  • 12 Tablespoons Fat Free Plain Yoghurt (480g)

Allergy Disclaimer

Always check the label of each ingredient for allergy warnings.


  1. Soak dried fruit overnight in the orange juice.
  2. In a large (1.2 ltr) microwavable bowl mix flour, cinnamon, mixed spice, breadcrumbs and sugar.
  3. Add dried fruit and orange juice to the bowl. 
  4. Peel and grate the apple and add to the bowl.
  5. Crack eggs into another bowl and beat with a fork and mix in the milk and honey.
  6. Add the egg mixture slowly to the other ingredients, continually stirring.
  7. Place a plate upturned on top of the bowl and microwave on high for 5 minutes. Leave to stand for 5 minutes and then heat for a further 5 minutes. 
  8. Serve your Christmas pudding with yoghurt.

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