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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 (I used a 1 litre pudding basin).. Cover the top of the bowl with cling film.
  • Fill the slow cooker pot with an inch of 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