Christmas pudding in a jar

10 minutes


  • 350g of raisins, sultanas and currants
  • 50g of citrus peel, chopped
  • 25g of glacé cherries, chopped
  • 50g of soft brown sugar
  • 75g of ground almonds
  • 75g of self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp mixed spice
  • 50g of suet, vegetarian, grated


Layer the dried ingredients in a 1 litre Kilner jar with clip-top lid and a rubber seal, in the order that they are listed
Attach the gift label with cooking instructions as shown above
You can add a silver sixpence to the mix in the jar – make sure you tell the recipient it is in there – it’s best to place it on top. A wooden spoon and pudding basin can also be added to this edible gift, and if you have hens, why not add fresh eggs too?