English Summer Pudding

English Summer Pudding

From   Firangi Tadka

Prep: 24 hours

Cook: 10 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Dessert

Type: British

If this pudding looks great its taste is greater


  • White bread slices, borders trimmed 10 to 12
  • Melted butter 6 to 7 tbsps
  • Sugar 1 cup
  • Pineapple slices 1 cup
  • Whole green grapes 1 cup
  • Green grapes, halved ¼ cup
  • Whole black grapes 1 cup
  • Black grapes, halved ¼ cup


  • Grease the base and the sides of a baking dish with butter.
  • Apply butter on both sides of all bread slices. Layer the greased dish with buttered bread slices covering the sides as well.
  • Heat sugar with 2 tbsps water in a non-stick pan till the sugar caramelizes.
  • Add pineapple slices, whole green and whole black grapes, mix and saute on medium heat for 4-5 minutes.
  • Put these stewed fruits into the bread bowl and pack tightly by pressing it firmly. Place remaining bread slices on top of the fruit mixture to cover the fruits completely.
  • Place a heavy dish on top of it and refrigerate for 24 hours.
  • To demould, place the pudding dish in a bigger bowl containing hot water for 1-2 minutes.
  • Overturn the bowl on a serving plate in one go.
  • Decorate with chopped green and black grapes and serve chilled.