British Recipes > Bakewell Pudding

How to make Bakewell pudding:
Probably one of the most famous regional puddings in England. See History of Bakewell Pudding.


shortcrust pastry made from 1 1/2 cups flour and 3 tablespoons fat/shortening
raspberry or strawberry jam
1/4 cup organic butter
4 tablespoons sugar
3 organic, free range egg yolks
1 organic, free range egg white
almond essence
2 tablespoons ground almonds
(see measure conversions for more information)


- Roll out pastry.
- Grease an 8 1/2 inch sandwich tin and line it with pastry.
- Spread a thin layer of jam over base of pastry.
- Cream the butter and sugar together.
- Add the almond essence and the egg yolks and white one at a time, beating in well.
- Add ground almonds and spread this mixture over the jam.
- Bake for about 50 minutes at 180 degrees centigrade (see temperature conversions).
- Serve hot with custard or cream or cold.

See also:
Bakewell Pudding Recipe (2)