Everyone will have either Christmas pudding or cake leftover from Christmas and usually aren’t sure what to do with it. Actually Christmas pudding and cake are extremely versatile. They can be used in a variety of different recipes that are super delicious. So don’t be throwing out that Christmas pudding this year.
Ways to use 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 vessel for 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 ingredient that make a perfect trifle.
Truffles: who doesn’t love a good truffle during Christmas time. Dainty and delicious bite-sized treats which also make for perfect gifts, plus leftover Christmas pudding is a tasty addition to any truffle recipe.
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 clingfilm, then put the slices in a resealable bag before freezing. Although when you are ready to reheat, defrost overnight then when you are ready to eat make sure the pudding is piping hot all the way through.
Christmas pudding and cake recipes to try
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