Being diagnosed with Coeliacs 3yrs ago - i started experimenting in the kitchen so that I didnt have to go without! This pudding is light but fruity and always gets my family and friends asking for more.


  • 180g seeded raisins

  • 180g sultanas

  • 120g currants

  • 100g prunes

  • 100g chopped dried apricots or mixed peel

  • Grated rind of 1/2lemon

  • 100g blanched almonds chopped

  • 1 medium carrot grated

  • 120g soft white gluten free bread - crumbed

  • 120g butter

  • 120g soft brown sugar

  • 120g Gluten free SR flour

  • 2 eggs

  • .5t salt

  • .5t nutmeg

  • .5t mixed spice

  • .5cup milk

  • ¼ -1/2 c brandy


  • 1.

    Soak fruit in brandy overnight.

  • 2.

    Combine all ingredients well and pour into a greased pudding bowl.

  • 3.

    Cover with 2 layers of greaseproof paper and one of foil. Seal using a few layers of string.

  • 4.

    Place in a large pot of boiling water and simmer for 2 hours. Replace boiling water during cooking, ensuring water level is high up the side of the pudding bowl but does not cover.

  • 5.

    Cool then refrigerate.

  • 6.

    To reheat boil for a further 1-1/2 hours.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (10 servings)

  • Energy 515kj
  • Fat Total 17g
  • Saturated Fat 7g
  • Protein 8g
  • Carbohydrate 82g
  • Sugar 48g
  • Sodium 213mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Use a standard size pudding bowl.
You can easily replace the gluten free ingredients with regualr bread and flour, it is just as delicious.
Can be made 4-6weeks before xmas - keeps well refrigerated.

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Posted by Suzanne128Report
I really like the sound of this cake I wiil certainly give it a try, I have been told I am Gluten,Wheat and Dairy Free and at 65 it is very hard to suddenly change your diet, do you have a Christmas Cake in your collection that is Gluten free by any chance.
many thanks
Posted by NormaReport
hi suzanne iam 65 also and trying to find new was of cooking as also same as you .boy what a challenge any help would be great norma
Posted by LynnReport
.5 means half - t means teaspoon = 1/2 teaspoon
Posted by Robyn299Report
Sounds great going to have ago.