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3 Sauces for Christmas Pudding

Christmas Recipes


There is heated debate over what is a traditional sauce to serve with Christmas pudding. There is very little evidence about what this would have been so essentially it is what you prefer. I am a Brandy Sauce kinda girl, my husband likes custard and the children ice cream (certainly not traditional). These 3 sauces for Christmas pudding are so easy to make, so why not indulge yourself and make them all!

1. Brandy Sauce Recipe

Christmas Pudding - Christmas Pudding Recipe
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No British Christmas would be the same without favourite Christmas food - a Christmas pudding. There are various sauces that work well with the pudding, but for me the best is a Brandy Sauce.

This Brandy Sauce Recipe is so easy to make and can also be made in advance and refrigerated requiring only reheating when the pudding is ready.

2. Custard Sauce Recipe

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Custard, the perfect partner for British puddings and desserts especially a Christmas Pudding.

Custard sauce, as it is also known, is so easy to make - just look at the Custard Sauce Recipe and you'll discover there's no need to ever buy a jar or packet again.

3. Brandy Butter Recipe

The quickest and by far the easiest sauce to serve is rich, dairy butter whipped together with icing sugar and Brandy. Delicious.

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