Healthy Christmas Pudding Recipe

Life is too short to deprive yourself at Christmas and if you love your pudding, here’s a berry-bake passion fruit low-calorie pudding recipe that won’t ruin your diet.



  • 100g/4oz low-fat spread
  • 85g caster sugar
  • grated zest and 1 lemon’s juice
  • 1 egg
  • 140g self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 4 tbsp low-fat natural yogurt
  • 200g apple sauce
  • 140g raspberries,blueberries or blackberries (or a mixture)
  • 50g brown sugar
  • 2 passion fruits, halved and pulp scooped out
  • Low fat yogurt or vanilla ice cream


  • Heat the oven to 180C/160C.
  • Slightly grease a medium baking dish with 1 tsp of the spread. Put the remaining ingredients, caster sugar, lemon zest, egg, flour, baking powder and yogurt in a mixing bowl.
  • Whisk together for 2 minutes and stir in the apple sauce and the berries.
  • Spread the batter into the prepared dish and level the surface. Bake for 25-30 mins until the sponge is golden brown and firm in the centre.
  • In the meantime, mix lemon juice, demerara sugar and passion fruit pulp together.
  • Remove pudding from the oven, lightly prick the surface with a fork and drizzle over passion fruit mixture.
  • Serve warm with low-fat vanilla ice cream or the yogurt.


So finish off your Christmas feast with this traditional recipe and let us know if it was finger-lickin good!