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Paleo Christmas Pudding



12 portion(s)


  • 80 g Sago
  • 400 g coconut cream
  • 100 g Blanched Almond Flour, finely sieved
  • 200 g medjool dates, pitted, (see Tips)
  • 1/4 cup Coconut Oil/suet
  • 1 cup, Mixed Dried Fruit, (see Tips)
  • 2 teaspoons mixed spice
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 3 eggs, well beaten
  • 1.5 cups, sweet potato, peeled, and cut into chunks
  • 1.5 cups, carrot, peeled, and cut into chunks
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda

Recipe's preparation

  1. This pudding is best if made a minimum of 24 hours before required. 

    1. Half fill large saucepan (check pudding basin will fit) with water, place on stove top and bring to slow boil.
    2. Grease well a large pudding basin.
    3. Prepare Almond Meal (See Tips). Set aside in large mixing bowl.
    4. Add Sweet Potato and Carrot to TM bowl and chop 5 - 7 seconds/Speed 5 until finely chopped. Set aside in same bowl with almond meal.
    5. Add dates to TM bowl and chop 5 seconds/speed 5 until a paste forms. Set aside with almond meal and finely chopped vegetables. Clean and dry TM Bowl.
    6. Add Coconut Cream and Sago to TM bowl and cook 12 minutes/100C/ Counter-clockwise operation/ Speed 1 until sago is translucent. Coconut milk will separate.  
    7. While sago is cooking, add all remaining ingredients to large mixing bowl and stir well. 
    8. When sago is finished cooking, add bicarbonate of soda to sago in TM bowl and stir 5 seconds/Counter-clockwise operation/speed 1. Add sago to mixing bowl with other ingredients. Stir well.
    9. Pour into pudding basin, cover with baking paper and lid.
    10. Place on trivet/or upside down saucer in saucepan (water should come a minimum of half way up pudding basin) and steam for 4 hours until a skewer comes out clean.
    11. Pudding will be quite moist initially but should firm up within 24 hours.


This recipe is gluten free, grain free, dairy free and sugar free.

  1. To make Almond Flour:
  2. Place almonds into TM mixing bowl and grind for 3 seconds/speed 10. Sieve.
  3. Return larger pieces to TM bowl and mill again for 2 - 3 seconds/speed 10. Sieve.
  4. Continue this process until you have the required amount of sieved finely ground blanched almond flour.
  5. For a lower GI option:
  6. Substitute 100g of dates with 100g of banana.
  7. Substitute 1 cup of dried mixed fruit with 1 cup of finely chopped dried apple, pear, blueberries and apricots.

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