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Lynn’s Fruity Pud


Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 30 minutes
Servings: Makes one loaf (serves 8)


75g (2½oz) mixed dried fruit
150ml ( ¼ pint) 100% apple juice
1 large banana
140g (5oz) stale wholemeal bread, diced (about 4-5 slices)
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon or mixed spice
150ml (¼ pint) skimmed milk
Whole nutmeg
1 tablespoon demerara sugar
Low fat natural yoghurt for serving


1. Preheat oven to 200°C/ gas mark 6.

2. Place the dried fruit in a pan with the apple juice and bring to the boil.

3. Remove from the heat and mix in the banana, bread and cinnamon/mixed spice.

4. Spoon the mixture into an oven proof dish and pour over the milk.

5. Grate over a little nutmeg and sprinkle with sugar.

6. Bake for 25-30 minutes until firm and golden brown.

Serve with natural yoghurt.

Fruity Pud on a white plate and wood background