Do you get a little bored from trying to eat your way through leftover Christmas pudding or cake? Well, you don’t have to. Simply turn those leftovers into new, delicious desserts and sweet treats. Here’s our tips and recipes on how to make the most of your leftover Christmas pudding. As they say, the proof is in the pudding recipes.
Ways to use-up leftover Christmas pudding
Ice-cream: why not use up your leftover christmas pudding or cake in ice-cream. Whether you choose to make your ice-cream from scratch or use a store bought one. This delicious ice-cream can be kept frozen for New Year’s Eve to bring a festive flavour to the event or enjoy it on Boxing Day.
Trifles: trifles are the perfect way to use up leftover Christmas cake and pudding. Use the Christmas pudding as the base of your trifle, and then you can even use up any leftover custard, fruit and other delicious ingredients that make a perfect trifle.
Truffles: who doesn’t love a good truffle during Christmas time. These bite-sized treats also make the perfect gifts. Leftover pudding makes for a tasty and extra moist truffle. Plus it’s just so easy to do, the kids will love squishing it and rolling it into balls.
Freezing: if you choose not to do anything with your Christmas pudding, don’t throw it away. Christmas pudding can be frozen for up to 3 months. Cut the pudding into individual portions and wrap each piece tightly with plastic wrap, then put the slices in a resealable bag before freezing. Make sure you defrost the pudding pieces overnight, then when you’re ready to eat, make sure the pudding is piping hot all the way through.
Leftover Christmas pudding or cake recipes to try
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