Butterscotch pudding
Butterscotch pudding

This is a list of notable sweet puddings that conform to one of two definitions:


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Name Image Origin Description
Almond jelly
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Hong Kong Gelatin-like pudding made with almond milk
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Turkey Made from a mixture of fruit, nuts and grain.
Middle East and Indonesia Similar to a sweet porridge.
Pudim Abade de Priscos
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Portugal Made from eggs, sugar, Port wine, and presunto (fat layer)
Banana pudding
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United States A dessert generally consisting of repeated layers of vanilla custard, cookies (usually Vanilla Wafers or ladyfingers) and sliced fresh bananas placed in a dish and served, topped with whipped cream or meringue.
Bánh chuối
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Vietnam Similar to banana bread or banana pudding.
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Portugal and India Made with coconut milk.
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France Gelatinous pudding made from cream or milk and sugar, thickened with cornstarch and gelatin
Bread and butter pudding
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United Kingdom Made by layering slices of buttered bread scattered with raisins in an oven dish into which an egg and milk mixture, commonly seasoned with nutmeg (and sometimes vanilla or other spices), is poured. It is then baked in an oven and served. Some people may serve it with custard or cream, but often the pudding under the crust is moist enough to be eaten without sauce.
Brown Betty (dessert)
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United States Made from breadcrumbs and apples, it is thought to date back to Colonial times.
Cabinet pudding United Kingdom A traditional pudding with currants and sultanas mixed in.
Chè Vietnam A term for any sweet pudding or soup.
Chocolate Biscuit pudding Sri Lanka Made of alternating layers of milk-dipped Marie biscuits and chocolate pudding/icing, possibly topped off with roasted cashew nuts. A Sri Lankan dessert, commonly abbreviated "CBP."
Christmas pudding
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United Kingdom [1] Made with brandy, treacle and dried fruit. The dried fruit and peel are soaked in brandy, and later the whole pudding is before being set on fire at table. The brandy enables it to burn. This pudding is usually topped with plastic or sweet robins, skaters, berries, holly and snowmen.
Clootie dumpling
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Scotland A dumpling served as dessert, stuffed with currants, sultanas, breadcrumbs, golden syrup and milk.
Coconut pudding
Hong Kong A dim sum dessert made with coconut milk. Also called a coconut bar.
Cottage Pudding United States A plain cake with vanilla custard, sometimes served with fruit.
Cơm rượu
Vietnam A rice pudding.
Crème caramel
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France, Spain Gelatinous custard pudding topped with caramel.
Diplomat pudding Hungary Invented in 1908 at a diplomatic conference.
Dutch baby pancake
United States Similar to Yorkshire pudding.
Eve's pudding
United Kingdom Made from apples and Victoria sponge cake mixture.
Figgy duff (pudding) Canada Traditional bag pudding, containing no figs as the name implies.
Figgy pudding
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United Kingdom Like a white Christmas pudding containing figs. The pudding may be baked, steamed in the oven, boiled or fried.
United Kingdom Made from stewed fruit and cream.
Frumenty United Kingdom Made primarily from boiled, cracked wheat - hence its name, which derives from the Latin word frumentum, "grain". Different recipes added milk, eggs or broth. Other recipes include almonds, currants, sugar, saffron and orange flower water.
Goody (dessert) Ireland Made by boiling bread in milk with sugar and spices.
Got fan
China Made with plant powders.
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Polynesia Gelatin-like dessert made from coconut.
Jam Roly-Poly United Kingdom Like a Swiss roll filled with jam.
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United Kingdom Made from sweetened milk curdled with rennet.
Turkey Literally means 'bottom of cauldron', typically made from tavuk göğsü or muhallebi.
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Turkey Almond based milk pudding, often garnished with coconut shaving or pistachio nuts and is off-white in colour.
India Made by boiling rice or broken wheat with milk and sugar, and flavored with cardamom, raisins, saffron, cashew nuts, pistachios or almonds.
Kue asida Indonesia Localized variation of Asida in Indonesia.
Hawaii A cake-like coconut pudding with a caramel-like taste.
Eastern Europe Grain based.
Malvern pudding United Kingdom Baked dish made with apples and custard.
Malva pudding
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South Africa South African pudding with a caramel-based apricot jam.
Mango pudding
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China Made from mango and a cream mixture; often served in dim sum restaurants
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Middle East Milk pudding similar to blancmange.
Panna cotta
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Italy Meaning "cooked cream", usually eaten chilled with fruit or spices.
Persimmon pudding
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United States Traditional American dessert made with persimmons.
Pistachio pudding
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United States Simple pudding made with pistachio nuts.
Po'e Polynesia Made with mango, pineapple or banana, it is similar to poi.
Puding Diraja
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Malaysia Sweet pudding made of fios de ovos, banana, evaporated milk, cherries and cashew nuts. Sometimes, added either prunes, raisins or dates.
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China Snack made with steamed sugar
Queen of Puddings
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United Kingdom Rich dessert made from sweetened breadcrumbs topped with jam and meringue.
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Denmark and Germany Called "Rote Grütze" in German, both names meaning "red groat". Sweet and fruit-sour dessert, based on redcurrant, raspberry, blackberry, blackcurrant, and (stoned) cherries; uses starch, sago, semolina or (in former times) groat as thickening agent
Rượu nếp Vietnam Made from glutinous rice that has been fermented with the aid of yeast and steamed in a banana leaf.
Sago pudding
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Southeast Asia Simple pudding made of Sago as main ingredient.
Spotted dick
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United Kingdom [1] The "spots" are currants and sultanas.
Sticky date pudding
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United Kingdom Like a sticky toffee pudding, but with dates mixed in.
Sticky toffee pudding
United Kingdom A rich sponge pudding saturated in a toffee sauce
Suet pudding United Kingdom Made with Suet, flour, bread crumbs, raisins and spices
Summer pudding
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United Kingdom White bread filled with berries and their juices. The bread goes pink when the berries burst and the juices flow onto it.
Sussex Pond Pudding
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United Kingdom A rich, heavy pudding that forms a "pond" from the caramel.
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Turkey Rice pudding, sometimes baked.
Tapioca pudding
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Brazil A simple, bland, grain based pudding made with milk, tapioca pearls and sugar.
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France Rice pudding speciality of Normandy. Consists of rice cooked in milk, sweetened with sugar, and flavoured with cinnamon and sometimes nutmeg.
Treacle sponge pudding United Kingdom Like a sponge cake, usually served with custard.
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Sri Lanka Made from coconut milk, eggs and sugar.
Turkey Made from rice, colored yellow with saffron.

See also


  1. ^ a b c Wright, Alice (October 15, 2015). "22 classic British puddings ranked from worst to best". Metro. Retrieved June 21, 2017.

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