10 Christmas pudding recipes

There's sugar, spice and all things nice. Get ahead with your Christmas dessert preparation and you'll be rewarded on the big day.

Traditional Christmas pudding with Pedro Ximénez and brown sugar and fig ice-cream
With booze-soaked currants, lashings of brandy and glacé fruits, there is a Christmas pudding recipe for you in this list to put a classic sweet finish to your yuletide feast. They're best made five to six weeks before the big day, so now is a good time as any to start planning. Plus, our frozen variation on the Christmas pudding – just what you need for our hot Australian Christmases. It's also plum season, so make the most of the tart stone fruit by making a plum pudding.
If you're looking for inspiration for recipes that don't require quite a lead time, here's our one stop shop for Christmas salad recipes.