TopLay | Orange Pudding

Zesty Orange Pudding

This sweet and zesty orange pudding is the perfect way to round off a hearty Sunday lunch with the family. Serve with custard or ice cream and enjoy!


For the sauce

  • 250 ml Water
  • 180 ml Orange juice
  • 60 ml Lemon juice can be replaced with orange juice
  • 5 ml Orange zest
  • 5 ml Lemon zest can be replaced with orange zest
  • 15 ml Butter
  • 125 ml Sugar
  • Pinch of salt

For the batter

  • 125 ml Butter softened
  • 250 ml Sugar
  • 2 Extra large eggs
  • 30 ml Apricot jam
  • 10 ml Orange zest
  • 360 ml Cake flour
  • 2 ml Salt
  • 4 ml Bicarbonate of soda
  • 250 ml Milk


  • Preheat the oven to 180°C and grease a baking dish.
  • First prepare the syrup by heating all the ingredients for the syrup over a medium heat until the sugar is dissolved. Stir regularly and keep the sauce warm.
  • For the batter, beat together the sugar and butter until light and fluffy, then add the eggs, jam and orange zest mix well.
  • Sift the dry ingredients and add it to the batter bit by bit together with the milk, alternating between the two and mix well.
  • Pour the warm syrup into the baking dish and carefully spoon the batter into the syrup.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes or until golden and cooked through.