Winter Spiced Self-Saucing Pudding with Custard Recipe

Indulgence is the best way to keep warm this winter and it doesn’t get any better than a warm Winter Spiced Self-Saucing Pudding served with smooth and creamy custard!

Time: 45 minutes
Serves: 8-12
Recipe by Thando Manyoni


  • For the sauce;
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp corn starch
  • 2 cups water
  • 50g butter
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 star anise
  • For the sponge;
  • 125g butter
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ½ cup self-raising flour
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp ground cardamom
  • ¾ cup milk
  • To serve:
  • 1L Parmalat Custard

How To Make Winter Spiced Self-Saucing Pudding with Custard

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C and prepare a baking dish.
  2. In a saucepan combine all the ingredients for the sauce and bring to the boil.
  3. Stir to dissolve the sugar.
  4. Remove from the heat and allow to cool.
  5. In the meantime, cream together the butter and brown sugar for the sponge until light and fluffly.
  6. Add the vanilla essence nd eggs and whish to combine
    In separate bowl combine the flour and ground spices.
  7. Fold in the dry ingredients and the milk alternately into the butter mixture until combined.
  8. Remove the cinnamon and star anise from the cooled sauce. Pour the sauce into the baking dish.
  9. Spoon the batter over the sauce and bake for 35-40 minutes or until the pudding springs back when touched
  10. Serve the pudding with custard.

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