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The best Christmas pudding recipes from the Women's Weekly

Nothing says Christmas like a plump, juicy pudding from the Women's Weekly. Delight your family and friends with these timeless homemade treats that will warm your soul and remind you of childhood. From classic steamed and boiled puddings to last minute Christmas miracles, we have your Christmas pudding needs covered.

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    Christmas pudding

    Santa will be pleased he visited your house when you leave this Christmas classic out for him. Infused with ginger, cloves and cinnamon this Christmas pudding lives up to the standard left by grandmothers past.

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    Individual boiled Christmas puddings

    Nothing says the festive season quite like Christmas pudding - dense, moist and loaded with delicious dried fruit.

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    Little Christmas puddings

    These little Christmas puddings, all figgy and fruity and dark with Guinness, make for a sophisticated festive pudding. Pile a dollop of brandy butter on top of each pudding and drizzle with brandy sauce to create the full effect.

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    Macadamia and fig Christmas pudding

    The addition of sweet and juicy figs and crunchy Australian macadamia nuts puts a delightful twist on the classic steamed Christmas pudding. Cut yourself a big slice and serve warm with a drizzle of cream.

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    Classic boiled Christmas pudding

    No Christmas is complete without a classic pudding in all its rich and boozy glory. Leave it simmering happily away while you while away the day with family, friends and children. Enjoy it just when you thought you couldn't take another bite.

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    Golden syrup steamed pudding

    Sweet, dense and oozing with sticky golden syrup, this gorgeous steamed pudding is perfect served warm with a dollop of cream or ice-cream for an indulgent weekend treat.

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    Boiled christmas pudding with homemade citrus peel

    This is a recipe for the seasoned Christmas pudding maker, filled with all of the classic flavours and then some. It makes a great addition to the holiday festivities.

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    Orange and pomegranate steamed puddings

    These tangy steamed puddings are a delightful after dinner treat. They can also be made ahead and reheated. And they are suitable for diabetics.

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    Mini steamed puddings

    Mini versions of an old classic dessert that are perfect for individual serving.

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    Mini chocolate Christmas pudding truffles

    The recipe for these adorable mini Christmas pudding truffles is so simple that these cute little puddings are sure to become a Christmas celebration tradition! These little chocolate Christmas puddings also make marvellous end of year presents.

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    Golden boiled pudding

    We used Grand Marnier in this recipe but you could use any citrus-flavoured liqueur you like. Serve warm with lashings of cream, custard or hard sauce.

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    Julie Goodwin's last-minute Christmas pudding

    Run out of time to make a proper Christmas pudding? You can still have a tasty treat on your festive table with this last-minute recipe thanks to Julie Goodwin.

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