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The Ultimate Vegan Christmas Pudding Recipes

by Fabian Jackson

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We’ve put together some of our favourite vegan Christmas pudding recipes that are guaranteed to get you feeling festive (and very prepared).

We know that Christmas pudding is a divisive dessert, its texture and flavours aren’t something that everyone wants to end Christmas day with – but for those of you who are in search of the best plant-based Christmas pudding recipe, you’ve come to the right place. 

Some traditions to not overlook

According to Domestic Gothess ‘Christmas pudding is traditionally made on Stir Up Sunday, which is the last Sunday before the season of Advent; but it can be made any time up to six months in advance of Christmas, and as little as a couple of days beforehand if needed.’ 

All of the family members take turns stirring the mixture and making a wish for the coming year. 

a mixing bowl of dried fruit

Photo credit: Domestic Gothess

Recipes for the best vegan Christmas pudding

If you’re looking to make a traditional Christmas pudding, then this recipe from 

It’s a delicious blend of dried fruits, treacle and whichever vegan tipple takes your fancy – they recommend sherry, amoretto or brandy.

vegan christmas pudding

Photo credit: A Virtual Vegan

Traditional Christmas pudding recipe

So, anybody pulling out all of the stops this year because we’re (hopefully) not going to be in a lockdown will want this ultimate recipe from A Virtual Vegan. It’s dark, rich, packed with fruit and just the right amount of alcohol.  

another pudding

Photo credit: Domestic Gothess

Light vegan Christmas pudding recipe

Now, if you’re after a pudding that’s a little lighter than most out there, this recipe from Domestic Gothess has your name on it. It’s still rich, moist, fruity and boozy but you’re more likely to go back for thirds! 

iced christmas pudding

Photo credit: Rhian's Recipes

Gluten-free Christmas pudding recipe 

If you’re in need of a plant-based Christmas pudding that also caters for anyone gluten-free, this recipe from Rhian’s Recipes is the one for you. It’s gently spiced and easy to make. 

raw christmas pudding

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Raw vegan Christmas pudding recipe

This raw, vegan and paleo Christmas pudding recipe is perfect for anyone who follows a raw vegan or paleo diet! 

Want to make a vegan Christmas Cake next? 

christmas cake

If you’re interested in making the ultimate vegan Christmas cake next? Check out our blog post here. 

Let us know which recipe you end up making in the comments section below!


By Fabian Jackson
Fabian Jackson

Fabian is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants who loves writing almost as much as he loves coffee, old episodes of Escape to the Country (no judgement here), and cooking up a storm in his kitchen.

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