Ice Cream Pudding

Ice Cream Pudding, Christmas Pudding,

Ice Cream Pudding

 A delicious alternative to Christmas pudding.

Serves 10

Preparation time: 30 Mins plus freezing 


  • 100g granulated sugar
  • 125ml water
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 500ml cream
  • 1teasp.vanilla essence
  • 500g dried mixed fruit e.g. raisins, currants, sultanas, figs, apricots (soaked overnight in 2-3tablesp. of port)
  • 100g blanched almonds, toasted and chopped

To Cook

Put sugar and water into a pan. Dissolve the sugar over a gentle heat. Then boil steadily until it forms a syrup, approx. 113C/235F. Beat the egg yolks well, then carefully pour the syrup on to them whisking all the time. Continue to whisk to a thick, mousse-like mixture.

Whip the cream. Fold the cream and vanilla essence into the mousse with the fruit and nuts. Pour into a 2 litre pudding bowl and freeze.

Source: BordBia