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Eves Pudding Recipe

A traditional English pudding comprising slices of apple arranged in an ovenproof dish, flavoured with sugar and lemon zest, over which is poured a sponge cake mixture.

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Key Features

  • Suitable for Vegetarians


For 4 generous helpings:

1 lb/450gr Cooking Apples, such as Bramley's - peeled and roughly chopped

3 oz/90mg Demerara or Unrefined Granulated Sugar

3 oz/90gr Butter, plus a little for greasing the basin - all at room temperature

grated zest of 1 Lemon, being careful not to include any white pith

3 oz/90gr Caster Sugar

1 medium Egg, lightly beaten

5 oz/150gr Self Raising Flour - sifted

a little Milk

Equipment needed: a ovenproof pudding basin able to hold 1


Lightly grease the pudding basin.

Mix together the chopped apples, sugar and lemon zest - put this in the buttered basin

Cream the butter and caster sugar together, until you have a smooth mixture.

Add the egg and mix it well in.

Add the sifted flourand blend this well in with a wooden spoon.

Add enough milk to give the sponge mixture a dropping consistency (so it falls off a wooden spoon slowly, but without help).

Pour this sponge mixture over the apples.

Bake at Gas 4/180

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