Don't wait till it's too late – make these Christmas puddings now

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, these Christmas pudding recipes are a classic sweet finish to your yuletide feast. Plus, our frozen variation on the Christmas pudding – just what you need for our hot Australian Christmases.