Healthy Christmas pudding

This healthy Christmas pudding is packed full of nutritious ingredients so you can enjoy Christmas indulging guilt-free.

Serves: 8
Ingredients: 12
Serving size: 120 g
Total calories: 445
Protein: 8.6 g
Fat: 39.5 g
Carbohydrates: 19 g
Fibre: 4 g


  • 250 g unsalted butter
  • ¼ cup Nature Sweet Sugar Substitute
  • 4 free range eggs
  • 2 cups almond meal
  • ¼ cup dates, chopped
  • ¼ cup prunes, chopped
  • ¼ sultanas
  • ¼ cup dried apricots, chopped
  • ½ cup brandy
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ½ tsp ground allspice


  1. In a heat proof jug or bowl, warm the brandy and soak the dried fruit for about 20 minutes.
  2. In a mixing bowl, add the butter and Nature Sweet, and whisk with an electric beater until combined. Add in one egg at a time, beating well until combined.
  3. Add the almond meal, spices and brandy fruit mixture, and mix until well combined.
  4. Spoon the mixture into a greased pudding basin, cover with 2 layers of baking paper and secure to the rim with kitchen string.
  5. Place the pudding in a large pan with a wire rack on the bottom, filling with enough water to cover half the pudding.
  6. Bring water to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and cook for 6 hours. Note: you may need to top the water up.
  7. Store in a cool, dark place. To reheat, steam in a pan for 1-2 hours. Divide it up and serve with fresh cream.
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