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Ipswich Almond Pudding. A traditional British dessert, (pudding).
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Ipswich Almond Pudding

An old traditional British "pudding" (dessert), slightly adapted from Favorite Pudding Recipes Cookbook (Traditional Ways to a Man's Heart) (serves 6 to 8)
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: British
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 439kcal
Author: Cynthia


  • 14 oz whole milk
  • 6 oz whipping cream
  • 2 oz fresh white breadcrumbs (1/2 cup)
  • 3 oz sugar (1/3 cup plus 1 tbsp)
  • 6 oz ground almonds (1 cup)
  • 1 tsp orange flower water or rose water use almond or vanilla extract if you like
  • 3 eggs beaten
  • 1 Tbsp butter cut into little pieces


  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Put the milk and cream in a small saucepan and heat gently. Place the breadcrumbs in a bowl, then pour the warm milk over the top and leave to soak for five minutes.
  • Add the sugar, ground almonds, flavored water or extract and allow to stand for another 10 minutes.
  • Stir in the beaten eggs thoroughly, then pour the mixture into a large pie dish and dot the surface with the pieces of butter.
  • Place the pie dish into a roasting tin and pour boiling water until it comes about a quarter of the way up the dish. Carefully place into the preheated oven and bake for about half an hour.
  • Serve with cream while still warm.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 439kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 132mg | Sodium: 156mg | Potassium: 158mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 701IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 183mg | Iron: 2mg