Get ready for the festive holidays with these 4 traditional British, mouth watering desserts!
An ever so popular festive dessert in the UK is the Christmas pudding. This traditional pudding contains a variety of dried fruit, held together with egg and suet, flavoured with spices (like cinnamon) and moistened with treacle or molasses- basically a sugary syrup!
A sweet pie filled with ‘mincemeat’ which is really a mixture of dried fruit and spices, wrapped in a sweet moist pastry! Traditionally served during the festive season.
Sticky toffee pudding
This delicious dessert consists of a moist sponge cake, with finely chopped dates and is covered in a sticky toffee sauce! It is often served with vanilla ice cream or custard to compliment the sweet, sticky taste.
Bread and Butter pudding
A simple, yet tasty British dessert is the bread and butter pudding! Layers of buttered bread, dried fruit and covered in a mixture of egg and milk to bake. Best served with custard.
There are of course many, many more desserts that can be served during the Christmas season in the UK, these are just a few. Nowadays, a lot of traditional desserts are created differently using the old tradition, but adding (or taking) away ingredients.
Be careful not to accidentally spill syrup on your clothes though! It can be a little tricky to remove, but don’t worry! You can always leave it to a trusted laundry service to take the stain out!
Which is your favourite traditional Christmas/festive dessert? Let us know in the comments! 🙂