Georgia’s Fruit Pudding

I recently fell in love with Georgia Pellegrini’s book Food Heroes and will be giving it to various friends for the holidays. The recipe below is my adaptation of Georgia’s grandmother’s fruit pudding, which I think you’ll enjoy.

This light and easy to eat dessert is a perfect Christmas pudding.  It’s basically made with dried fruit and eggs and won’t leave you and your Christmas guests with the typical high carb hangover that often results from holiday treats. Enjoy and thanks Georgia!

Fruit Pudding

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  • Place dried fruit, cinnamon, salt and water in a saucepan and bring to a simmer
  • Cook at a simmer for 30 minutes until fruit is reconstituted
  • Place fruit mixture, eggs and vanilla in a vitamix and puree until smooth
  • Dish mixture into half-cup ramekins, then top with pecans
  • Bake ramekins at 350°F for 30 minutes
  • Remove from oven then cool and serve
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
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Here are some more gluten-free pudding recipes that you may enjoy:
Crockpot Bread Pudding Recipe from Stephanie of A Year of Slow Cooking
Avocado Pudding from Karen of Cook4Seasons
Tapioca Pudding from Kate of Gluten Free Gobsmacked

I recently wrote an article for Natural Solutions Magazine which was featured on the cover, if you can believe that (I can’t!).  The subject is my gluten free journey, and also provides information on the various high protein flours that I use.  You can find a copy of Natural Solutions at any Barnes & Noble in the country.  My article is in the November issue of Natural Solutions (which hit newsstands a couple of weeks late), in case you’d like to take a look at it.


36 responses to “Georgia’s Fruit Pudding”

  1. Made this last night but used a mix of dried fruit (plums, apricots, mango, and pineapple), instead of just apricots and prunes, and put macadamia nuts on top instead of the pecans. It made enough to fill 4 ramekins.

  2. This will be great for the Holidays. It looks like you can use small canning jars like you do for jam for the pudding. This would be so good for breakfast or brunch. Thanks Elana.

  3. Elana,

    This looks just fantastic. I also love the look of the little ramekins. I’m going to make some of these for our Christmas celebration.

    Must pop by more regularly.

    Thank you and congrats!


  4. Looks like a delicious and easy dish to prepare and very festive for the holidays! BTW, do you actually bake your puddings in those ball canning jars? I have seen a few of your pudding posts with them, and was curious.

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