Vinegar Pudding

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Author Notes: A beloved family recipe to warm the tummy and the heart on cold winter's nights. Despite the name of this pudding, it is sure to become a regularly requested dessert in your family as it was in mine growing up.foodfanatic

Serves 6


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons apricot preserves
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  1. Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Add the beaten egg and apricot preserves.
  3. Dissolve the baking soda in the milk.
  4. Sift the dry ingredients and add to the butter/sugar mixture alternating with the milk.


  • 1/2 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 11/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  1. Combine the ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
  2. Place the syrup in a glass or ceramic baking dish and swirl it to cover the bottom of the dish.
  3. Pour the pudding batter over the syrup but do not mix it .
  4. Bake at 350 F for 45 minutes.
  5. Serve drizzled with heavy cream.
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over 4 years ago AntoniaJames

AntoniaJames is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.

I'm making this! Thinking I might use some of my own champagne vinegar, and maybe a combo of orange and lemon zest. Love it!! ;o)


about 4 years ago foodfanatic

Sounds divine !


over 4 years ago Phoenix Helix

What size baking dish do you recommend? How much does the pudding rise in the oven?


over 4 years ago foodfanatic

Highly recommend you give it a bash.


over 4 years ago Cook the Story

The thought of that syrup is making me salivate. That sweet-sour play with the apricot nearby can only be fantastic.


over 4 years ago foodfanatic

It really is - try it.


over 4 years ago Phoenix Helix

Intriguing title & your ingredient list has some of my favorite flavors. Putting it on my "must try" list!