It may be traditional but, let’s face it, it’s not everyone’s cup of tea. So what are the best alternatives to Christmas pudding?
For many people, including myself, Christmas dinner is one of the best aspects of this season. Every family does their dinner a little bit differently.
Some people swear that you must have Yorkshire puddings with your Christmas dinner, others see this as completely wrong. The same goes for cauliflower cheese.
However, what is not debatable is that, for dessert, Christmas pudding is most commonly served. For me personally, I’ve never been a massive fan of this tangy fruity cake.
Aesthetically, it’s one of the most Christmassy desserts that you can have. But the actual taste compared to the rest of Christmas dinner is a slight letdown.
Many people evidently feel the same. This is why different supermarkets across the United Kingdom have started putting out Christmas dessert alternatives.
Below are some of my most tried and tested Christmas dinner dessert alternatives and the results.
This is definitely for those who are self-proclaimed sweet-toothers.
This dessert still has the same overall look of the Christmas pudding, and can also be paired with the same clotted or double cream additions.
A treacle pudding is a sponge which is entirely covered with a thick and tasty treacle sauce.
Sometimes you can even get chocolate on the inside. This is definitely a pudding that will not disappoint those who love both chocolate and sugar.