Eve’s Pudding

  • 1 hr
  • Serves 6
  • Vegetarian
  • Beginner


4 apples, peeled and cut into quarters
A large pinch of sugar
A knob of butter to both grease the baking dish and cook the apples in
For the cake mix:
5oz self-raising flour
4oz caster sugar
1 tspn baking powder
4oz butter (room temperature)
2 large eggs (beaten)


1. Cook the apples and the pinch of sugar in some of the butter
2. Butter a medium sized (10″) ovenproof dish and place the cooked apples evenly in the bottom of it.
3. Beat the 4oz of butter and sugar together then add the beaten eggs
4. Sieve in the flour and the baking powder and mix together, before pouring evenly over the apples.
5. Cook at 180C for 20 minutes, check to see if the sponge is cooked by inserting a clean skewer and seeing if it comes out clean, then cook longer if required
6. Remove the pudding from the oven and sprinkle over a little more caster sugar while it’s still hot

Serve with fresh custard, ice cream or lashings of double cream

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