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Slow Cooker Gingerbread Pudding
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Slow Cooker Gingerbread Pudding

A gingerbread flavoured pudding steamed in the slow cooker
Course Dessert
Cuisine Slow Cooker
Keyword christmas pudding alternative, gingerbread, slow cooker, steamed pudding
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 40 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 334kcal


  • round slow cooker
  • pudding basin
  • festive pudding basin


  • 175 g butter softened
  • 100 g dark brown sugar
  • 65 g golden syrup
  • 2 tsp ginger
  • 0.5 tsp nutmeg
  • 0.5 tsp cinnamon
  • 175 g self-raising flour
  • 3 eggs
  • Golden syrup to drizzle over the top


  • Cream the butter with the brown sugar. Stir in the golden syrup.
  • Sift in the spices and flour and mix well. Add the eggs one by one.
  • Put the mixture in a buttered pudding bowl. Cover the top of the bowl with cling film.
  • Fill the slow cooker pot with boiling water, then place the pudding bowl in the pot. Replace the lid and steam the pudding for 2.5 hours on high.
  • Invert the pudding bowl,and tip the pudding onto a serving plate.
  • Drizzle over golden syrup and serve with custard or ice cream.


Calories: 334kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 183mg | Potassium: 66mg | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 635IU | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 0.6mg