Christmas ice cream pudding

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Chocolate ice cream mixed with spices and a mixture of fruit , then covered with vanilla ice cream mixed with red and green glace cherries in the shape of a traditional Christmas pudding.

Ingredients

Serves: 10 

  • 50g toasted almonds
  • 45g mixed chopped candied mixed peel
  • 60g chopped raisins
  • 60g sultanas
  • 60g currants
  • 1/3 cup rum
  • 1 litre good quality vanilla ice cream
  • 100g red and green glace cherries, quartered
  • 1 teaspoon mixed spice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 litre chocolate ice cream

Directions

Preparation:1hour  ›  Cook:1day  ›  Extra time:23hours  ›  Ready in:2days 

  1. Mix the almonds, peel, raisins, sultanas, currants and rum in a bowl, cover with plastic wrap and leave overnight. Chill a 2 litre metal or plastic pudding basin in the freezer.
  2. Soften the vanilla ice cream slightly and mix in all the quartered cherries. Press this ice cream around the inside of the chilled pudding basin, spreading it evenly to cover the base and the side of the basin. Return the basin to the freezer and leave overnight.
  3. Next day, mix the spices and chocolate ice cream with the fruit mixture. Spoon in the centre of the pudding bowl and smooth the top. Freeze overnight, or until very firm.
  4. Turn the pudding out onto a plate and decorate. Serve cut into wedges.

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Reviews (2)

victoria1961
1

Something else. It was sooo hot over here when we made this that it became a two layer cake in a loaf tin. - 31 Dec 2009

victoria1961
0

This was such a fabulous alternative to hot pud and the layering was very speccie! thanks Kent!!! - 31 Dec 2009

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