Orange and ginger self-saucing pudding

Experience the delight of a tantalizing dessert with our Orange and ginger self-saucing pudding. This heart-warming treat combines the zesty flavor of oranges and the warmth of ginger into a pudding that creates its own sauce as it cooks. It’s a perfect way to end a meal on a sweet note.

Orange and ginger self-saucing pudding Ingredients

– 1 cup of self-raising flour (about 125 grams)
– 1/2 cup of caster sugar (about 100 grams)
– 1/2 cup of milk (about 125 ml)
– 1/4 cup of fresh orange juice (about 60 ml)
– 1 teaspoon of finely grated orange rind
– 2 tablespoons of melted unsalted butter (about 30 grams)
– 1 teaspoon of ground ginger

For the Sauce:

– 3/4 cup of firmly packed brown sugar (about 165 grams)
– 1 1/2 cups of boiling water (about 375 ml)
– 1/4 cup of fresh orange juice (about 60 ml)

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 45 minutes
Serves: 6

Nutritional Facts per Serving:

– Calories: 273
– Protein: 3.5 grams
– Fat: 5.3 grams
– Carbohydrates: 53.7 grams
– Fiber: 0.8 grams
– Sodium: 328 milligrams

How to make Orange and ginger self-saucing pudding:

1. Preheat your oven to 180°C (approximately 350°F).
2. Sift the flour and ground ginger into a large bowl.
3. Stir in the caster sugar and orange rind.
4. Combine the milk, butter, and orange juice in a jug.
5. Pour the milk mixture into the flour mixture.
6. Stir until well combined.
7. Spoon the mixture into a greased ovenproof dish.
8. To make the sauce, sprinkle the brown sugar over the pudding mixture.
9. Combine the boiling water and orange juice, and gently pour over the back of a large metal spoon onto the pudding.
10. Bake for 45 minutes or until the pudding springs back when lightly touched.


1. For an extra ginger kick, add 1/2 teaspoon of ground ginger to the sauce.
2. Serve the pudding warm to enhance the flavors of orange and ginger.
3. You can also garnish the pudding with a sprinkle of powdered sugar or a dollop of fresh cream for added indulgence.

Serving Suggestions:

Serve your Orange and ginger self-saucing pudding directly from the oven, while it’s still warm. The warmth will enhance the aromatic ginger and the tangy orange zest, making it a delight to savor. Pair it with a cup of hot tea or coffee for a perfect dessert experience. With this delicious and unique pudding, you’re sure to impress everyone at the table.

Delight in the warmth and zest of this Orange and ginger self-saucing pudding, and let its delightful flavors leave you craving for more. Enjoy!

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