Ice Cream Christmas Pudding

What you need

  • Low fat vanilla ice cream 2 litre tub of.
  • Toasted almonds ⅓ cup, chopped.
  • Mixed peel ¼ cup.
  • Raisins ⅓ cup.
  • Sultanas ⅓ cup.
  • Currants ⅓ cup.
  • Prunes ⅓ cup chopped.
  • Glace cherries ⅓ cup, quartered.
  • Sherry, rum or brandy ⅓ cup.

Preparation time: Overnight soaking of fruit + 20 minutes
Freezing time: At least 12 hours


  • Put almonds, peel, sultanas, raisins, currants, prunes and cherries in a bowl with the alcohol; leave overnight.
  • Place a 2-litre capacity pudding basin into the freezer to chill; line with glad wrap.
  • Soften the vanilla icecream slightly and mix in the soaked dried fruit; spoon into chilled pudding basin and freeze for at least 12 hours.
  • Just before serving, turn out onto a plate and decorate with berries.

Serves 12


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