Christmas pudding strudel recipe

Impress on Boxing day by sprucing up your Christmas pudding into this simple strudel. This crispy roll is bursting with festive flavours and looks elegant with a dusting of icing sugar to finish.

We’ve used leftover Christmas cake to take the stress out of hosting – it makes a gorgeous centrepiece to finish a Boxing day feast.

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Using your leftover Christmas pudding makes sure nothing goes to waste, and this easy recipe is sure to keep you calm during a busy period.


  • 5 sheets of filo pastry
  • Coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp marmalade
  • 300g Christmas pudding (or mincemeat with raisins
  • Ice cream, to serve


  1. Preheat the over to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6
  2. Take a sheet of filo pastry and lay it out on a baking tray. Brush with coconut oil, then add another sheet on top and repeat until all five layers are laid on top of each other. Spread the marmalade in a thin layer over the filo pastry. With the long side of the pastry sheets facing you, crumble the Christmas pudding all over the filo, but crumble slightly more over the bottom of the filo rectangle.
  3. Carefully roll up from the bottom all the way to the top so you end up with a log shape. Bake in the oven for 25 minutes util golden. Let it cool slightly before serving with ice cream.