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Top 5 Luxury Christmas Puddings – Tried & Tested!

Published: 12 December 2018

Nothing beats a rich and fruity Christmas pudding for dessert on Christmas day accompanied by dollops of brandy butter or rich and creamy custard, but with so many on the market, which one is the best to go for? We’ve tried & tested 5 wonderful Christmas puddings and given them a rating out of ten for taste, moisture and value so you can decide which is best for you.

If you’re allergic to some of the ingredients or have a food intolerance there are many ‘free from’ Christmas puddings out there to try such as the Morrisons Gluten free ‘The Best Free from Christmas Pudding or Waitrose and Asda do a full Vegan Christmas dinner range.

All of these puddings are available on the high street, so you can easily pick the best one to serve to your guests on Christmas day!  



In at number 5 is the ASDA Extra Special 9 Months Matured Luxury Christmas Pudding (Serves 4) £4.50
With fruits, cherries and French Cognac, this indulgent pudding is suitable for vegetarians.

6/10 taste, 7/10 moisture, 6/10 value.



In at second to last place is the Tesco Finest 12 Months Matured Christmas Pudding 907G (Serves 8) £8. With the addition of Courvoisier VS Cognac, there’s no surprise this pudding won a Good Housekeeping Institute award for taste in 2016.


5/10 taste, 7/10 moisture, 7/10 value.

Next is Sainsbury’s beautifully wrapped 6 Month Matured Christmas Pudding 900g (Serves 8) £4.00.

8/10 taste, 8/10 moisture, 8/10 value. 

In second place is Morrisons The Best 9 month matured Christmas Pudding 1.25kg (Serves 12) £10.00.
This pudding has been laced with brandy and cognac to give it an extra flavour so there’s no surprise that it won the Good Houskeeping Institute award for taste this year.

9/10 taste, 8/10 moisture, 8/10 value.   

And finally, in first place is the M&S ‘The Collection 12-Month Matured Intensely Fruity Christmas Pudding’ (Serves 8) £12

This pudding has an exquisite flavour and fantastic depth that’s been enriched with brandy, cognac, port and stout.

9/10 taste, 9/10 moisture, 9/10 value.




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