This is a list of notable puddings. This list includes both sweet and savoury puddings that conform to one of two definitions:

  • A sweet or savoury dish consisting of various ingredients baked, steamed or boiled into a solid mass
  • A dessert consisting of sweetened milk thickened to a creamy consistency, either by cooking or the addition of starch or other thickening agent


Name Image Origin Description
Almond jelly Almond jelly.jpg Hong Kong A gelatin-like pudding made with almond milk
Ashure Aşure (1).JPG Turkey Made from a mixture of fruit, nuts and grain.
Asida Asida-Libya.JPG Middle East Similar to a sweet porridge.
Pudim Abade de Priscos (pt) Pudim de Abade Priscos.jpg Portugal Made from eggs, sugar, Port wine, and presunto (fat layer)
Banana pudding Banana pudding, homemade.jpg United States A dessert generally consisting of repeated layers of sweet vanilla custard, cookies (usually Vanilla Wafers or ladyfingers) and sliced fresh bananas placed in a dish and served, topped with whipped cream or meringue.
Bánh chuối Best banana pancake Hoi An, Vietnam.jpg Vietnam Similar to banana bread or banana pudding.
Bebinca Bebinca com gelado.jpg Portugal, India Made with coconut milk.
Black pudding Morcilla cocida.jpg United Kingdom A classic addition to the full breakfast, this is a sausage made from pig blood.
Blancmange [1] Blancmange on plate.jpg France A gelatinous pudding made from cream or milk and sugar, thickened with cornstarch and gelatin
Blodpalt Sweden A use-up pudding made from meat waste and flour.
Bread and butter pudding Bread and Butter Pudding and Custard.jpg United Kingdom It is made by layering slices of buttered bread scattered with raisins in an oven dish into which an egg and milk mixture, commonly seasoned with nutmeg (and sometimes vanilla or other spices), is poured. It is then baked in an oven and served. Some people may serve it with custard or cream, but often the pudding under the crust is moist enough to be eaten without sauce.
Bread pudding Breadpudding.jpg Unknown It is made using stale (usually left-over) bread, suet, egg, sugar or golden syrup, spices such as cinnamon, nutmeg, mace or vanilla, and dried fruit. The bread is soaked (often overnight), squeezed dry, and mixed with the other ingredients. The mixture is transferred into a dish and baked.
Brown Betty (dessert) Strawberry brown betty (5876742661).jpg United States Made from breadcrumbs and apples, it is thought to date back to Colonial times.
Cabinet pudding United Kingdom A traditional pudding with currants and sultanas mixed in.
Butterscotch pudding Butterscotch pudding (3045232908).jpg
Chè Vietnam A term for any sweet pudding or soup.
Chireta Spain A Spanish version of haggis.
Chocolate pudding Chocolate pudding.jpg Unknown A plain sort of pudding, like a custard, made with chocolate
Chocolate Biscuit pudding Sri Lanka A pudding made of alternating layers of milk-dipped Marie biscuits and chocolate pudding/icing, possibly topped off with roasted cashewnuts. A Sri Lankan dessert, commonly abbreviated "CBP."
Christmas pudding Christmas pudding.JPG United Kingdom [1] Made with brandy, treacle and dried fruit. The dried fruit and peel are soaked in brandy, and later the whole pudding is before being set on fire at table. The brandy enables it to burn. This pudding is usually topped with plastic or sweet robins, skaters, berries, holly and snowmen.
Clootie dumpling Clootie dumpling.jpg Scotland A dumpling served as dessert, stuffed with currants, sultanas, breadcrumbs, golden syrup and milk.
Coconut bread pudding United States Made with bread, coconut flakes, eggs, milk, sugar and spices.[2]
Coconut pudding Coconutbar.jpg Hong Kong A sweet dim sum dessert made with coconut milk. Also called a coconut bar.
Cottage Pudding United States A plain cake with vanilla custard. It is sometimes served with fruit.
Cơm rượu Comruou.jpg Vietnam A rice pudding.
Crème caramel Homemade Flan.jpg France, Spain A gelatinous custard pudding topped with caramel.
Diplomat pudding Hungary Invented in 1908 at a diplomatic conference.
Dock pudding United Kingdom Its main ingredients are the leaves of bistort (sometimes called "gentle dock" or "Passion dock," though it is not a member of the Rumex genus), together with oatmeal, nettles, onion, and seasoning to taste. Traditionally the pudding is fried in a frying pan along with bacon (though vegetarians cook it differently).
Drisheen Ireland Similar to black pudding.
Dutch baby pancake Dutchbaby.jpg Germany A sweet pudding similar to Yorkshire pudding.
Espasol Espasol rolls in banana leaves.JPG Philippines
Eve's pudding EvesPudding.jpg United Kingdom A dessert pudding made from apples and Victoria sponge cake mixture.
Firni This is a picture of Indian rice pudding or firni which has been set in a shallow earthen dish.Strands of saffron and chopped almonds and pistachios have been used for garnishing.jpg Central Asia See kheer
Figgy duff (pudding) Canada A traditional bag pudding, containing no figs as the name implies.
Figgy pudding Figgy Pudding with flaming brandy.jpg United Kingdom Like a white Christmas pudding containing figs. The pudding may be baked, steamed in the oven, boiled or fried.
Flummadiddle United States, originally United Kingdom A baked main course pudding consisting of stale bread, pork fat, molasses, and spices including cinnamon, allspice, and cloves
Flummery Flum1.JPG United Kingdom A pudding made from stewed fruit and cream.
Frumenty United Kingdom It was made primarily from boiled, cracked wheat - hence its name, which derives from the Latin word frumentum, "grain". Different recipes added milk, eggs or broth. Other recipes include almonds, currants, sugar, saffron and orange flower water.
Goody (dessert) Ireland A dessert-like dish made by boiling bread in milk with sugar and spices.
Got fan Gotfan.jpg China This is a healthier pudding made with plant powders.
Groaty pudding United Kingdom A savoury pudding made special with soaked groats.
Haggis Haggis uncooked.jpg Scotland A sausage-like pudding made from a sheep's stomach filled with lamb pieces and oats
Hasty pudding United States A savoury pudding made from corn and pork fat
Haupia Slab of haupia.jpg Polynesia A gelatin-like dessert made from coconut.
Jam Roly-Poly United Kingdom A pudding like a Swiss roll filled with jam.
Junket Sportsman, Seasalter, Kent (6477078261).jpg United Kingdom A pudding made from sweetened milk curdled with rennet.
Kačamak Mamaliga Moldova.jpg Southern Europe The dish is made of cornmeal. Potato, feta cheese or kaymak are sometimes added. Similar to the Italian polenta and Romanian mămăligă, it is prepared by boiling the mixture until it is thick or runny, depending on taste, and then mashing while the pot is still on the fire.
Kazandibi Kazandibi.JPG Turkey Literally means 'bottom of cauldron', typically made from tavuk göğsü or muhallebi.
Keşkül Turkish keşkül.jpg Turkey Almond based milk pudding usually served in a bowl and eaten with a spoon. Often garnished with coconut shaving or pistachio nuts and is off-white in colour.
Kheer Kheer.jpg India It is made by boiling rice or broken wheat with milk and sugar, and flavored with cardamom, raisins, saffron, cashew nuts, pistachios or almonds.
Kulolo Kulolo.jpg Hawaii A cake-like coconut pudding with a caramel-like taste.
Kutia Kutya.jpg Eastern Europe A sweet grain pudding.
Langevinger pudding Netherlands Sweet foamy biscuits 'lange-vingers' layered with firm abricotte sous
Malvern pudding United Kingdom A baked dish made with apples and custard.
Malva pudding Malva Pudding.jpg South Africa A South African pudding with a caramel-based apricot jam.
Mango pudding Mango pudding.JPG China This pudding is often served in dim sum restaurants, and it is made from mango and a cream mixture.
Moin moin MoinMoin London.jpg Nigeria It is a steamed bean pudding made from a mixture of washed and peeled black-eyed beans, onions and fresh black pepper. It is a protein-rich food that is a staple in Nigeria.
Muhallebi Turkish muhallebi.jpg Turkey A sweet milk pudding (dessert) similar to blancmange.
Panna cotta Greek yoghurt panna cotta in blackberry sauce.jpg Italy Meaning "cooked cream", this pudding is usually eaten chilled with fruit or spices.
Persimmon pudding Persimmon pudding (5180557664).jpg United States Persimmon pudding is a traditional American dessert made with persimmons.
Pistachio pudding Pistachio pudding IMAG0107 (11295959574).jpg United States A simple pudding made with pistachio nuts.
Po'e Polynesia Made with mango, pineapple or banana, it is similar to poi.
Pudding Corn Pudding Corn.jpg United States A savoury pudding made with corn and sometimes vegetables in small amounts.
Put chai ko Butzaigo.jpg China A snack made with steamed sugar
Queen of Puddings Queen of Puddings.jpg United Kingdom A rich dessert pudding made from sweetened breadcrumbs topped with jam and meringue.
Rag Pudding RagPudding Cooked.jpg United Kingdom A savoury steamed pudding, filled with mince and onions.
Red pudding Wiki red battered.jpg Scotland A battered sausage served in fish and chip shops.It is similar to the saveloy.
Rice pudding Risalamande.jpg Unknown A sweet pudding made from milk and rice
Rødgrød or Rote Grütze Rote Grütze mit Vanillesoße.JPG Denmark, Schleswig-Holstein Sweet and fruit-sour dessert, based on redcurrant, raspberry, blackberry, blackcurrant, and (stoned) cherries; uses starch, sago, semolina or (in former times) groat as thickening agent
Rượu nếp Vietnam It is made from glutinous rice that has been fermented with the aid of yeast and steamed in a banana leaf.
Sago pudding SagoPudding.jpg Unknown A sweet pudding made by boiling sago with either water or milk and adding sugar and sometimes additional flavourings.
Scrapple Plate of scrapple.jpg United States A breakfast pudding made from pork and bread scraps, often with mushrooms or onion.
Shole zard Iran A rice pudding infused with saffron.
Spoonbread United States A savory soufflé-like dish based on cornmeal rather than wheat flour, served as a side dish.
Spotted dick Spotted Dick Wikimeet London 2005.jpg United Kingdom [1] The "spots" are currants and sultanas.
Sticky date pudding Eva and CY's Sticky Date Pudding (497816423).jpg United Kingdom Like a sticky toffee pudding, but with dates mixed in.
Sticky toffee pudding StickyToffeePudding.jpg United Kingdom A rich sponge pudding saturated in a toffee sauce
Summer pudding Summer pudding.jpg United Kingdom White bread filled with berries and their juices. The bread goes pink when the berries burst and the juices flow onto it.
Sussex Pond Pudding Sussex Pond Pudding 2.jpg United Kingdom A rich, heavy pudding that forms a "pond" from the caramel.
Sütlaç Firinda sütlaç.jpg Turkey A rice pudding, sometimes baked.
Tapioca pudding Tapioca pudding-3.jpg Unknown A simple, bland, grain based pudding made with milk, tapioca pearls and sugar.
Tavuk göğsü Tavuk Göğsü.JPG Turkey Made with chicken and milk.
Teurgoule Teurgoule 2.jpg France A rice pudding that is a speciality of Normandy. It consists of rice cooked in milk, sweetened with sugar, and is flavoured with cinnamon and sometimes nutmeg.
Tiết canh Tiet.jpg Vietnam A traditional dish of blood and cooked meat.
Treacle sponge pudding United Kingdom Like a sponge cake, usually served with custard.
Vanilla pudding Vanilla pudding (1129124791).jpg Unknown A simple pudding made with vanilla and sugar.
Watalappam Watalappan (23091763250).jpg Sri Lanka Made from coconut milk, eggs and sugar.
White pudding Irish breakfast.jpg United Kingdom Served with or as a substitute for black pudding, this is another common full breakfast addition, as stated in the picture.
Yorkshire pudding Traditional.Sunday.Roast-01.jpg United Kingdom The British equivalent of a popover, this is made with roast drippings. It is a quintessential addition to the Sunday roast in some regions.
Zerde Zerde.jpg Turkey A sweet pudding from rice that is colored yellow with saffron.

See also


  1. ^ a b c Wright, Alice (October 15, 2015). "22 classic British puddings ranked from worst to best". Metro. Retrieved June 21, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Coconut Bread Pudding, Source: U.S. Department of Defence". Theodora's Recipes. Retrieved 2011-10-05. 

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