Snowdon Pudding

Snowdon Pudding (Pwdin Eryri) A traditional welsh steamed fruit pudding, perfect for cold days and comfort food at its best


  • 100g Suet
  • 3 Eggs
  • 15g Cornflour or Ground Rice
  • 75g Brown Sugar
  • 100g White Breadcrumbs
  • 50g Raisins
  • 75g Lemon Marmalade
  • Grated rind 1 lemon


  1. Mix all the dry ingredients together in a large bowl, except for a handful of raisins
  2. Beat the eggs and add to the dry mixture
  3. Grease a pudding basin and put the handful of raisins at the bottom
  4. Pour in the mixture and boil/steam for 1 1/2 hrs, checking the water level from time to time
  5. Turn out and serve with a white or lemon sauce
  6. A Welsh recipe


This is a traditional steamed pudding which is light in taste due to the proportion of breadcrumbs and long steaming, however for those with less time it can be microwaved in burst of 2 mins and then 1 minute until set.

Image and recipe kindly supplied by Patricia Shea.

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