Ginger and plum pudding

Ginger and plum pudding

Ginger and plum pudding

Ginger and plum pudding

Ginger and plum pudding

Prep Time 50 mins
Course cake recipes
Servings 10


  • 1 Microwave safe flan dish,  25 cm
  • 1 baking paper
  • 1 Rack


For the topping

  • 6 plums | cut into eighths
  • 2 pieces preserved stem ginger | cutinto small chunks
  • 1 tbsp syrup from the preserved stemginger

For the caramel sauce

  • 150 g brown sugar
  • 60 g butter
  • 150 g cream

For the dough

  • 175 g plain white flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 150 g butter
  • 125 g brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tbsp milk, 3.5% fat
  • 1/2 tbsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp mixed spice

For the dish

  • 1 tsp butter


  • To make the caramel sauce, place thesugar, butter and cream in a saucepan,bring to the boil and simmer for afurther 2 minutes. Pour into a bowl andleave to cool.
  • Grease the flan dish and line withbaking paper. Spread 4 tbsp. of thecaramel sauce over the base andarrange the plums, stem ginger andsyrup evenly on top.
  • To make the cake mixture, sift the flourwith the baking powder. Cream thebutter and sugar, alternately folding inthe eggs, flour, milk and spices.
  • Spread the mixture over the plums,levelling it with a spoon.

Automatic programme:

  • Place the flan dish on the rack in theoven and bake.


  • Place the flan dish on the rack in theoven and bake using the settingsindicated for cooking stages 1 to 3
  • Turn the cake out while still warm andpour over the rest of the caramel sauce.


Automatic programme
Cakes | Ginger and plum pudding
Programme duration:
approx. 30 minutes
Cooking stage 1
Oven functions: Fan Plus
Temperature: 170 °C
Booster: On
Pre-heat: On
Crisp function: Off
Cooking stage 2
Oven functions: MW + Fan Plus
Temperature: 170 °C
Power level: 80 W
Booster: Off
Pre-heat: Off
Crisp function: Off
Duration: 15 minutes
Shelf level: 1
Cooking stage 3
Temperature: 170 °C
Power level: 150 W
Duration: 10 minutes
Useful tip
Mixed spice consists of 4 tsp. coriander, 4 tsp. cinnamon, 1 tsp. allspice, 4 tsp. nutmeg, 2 tsp. ginger and 1 tsp. cloves. Alternatively, you can use a gingerbread spice mix instead.
Keyword Ginger and plum pudding, Miele The Cookbook (Baking, Roasting, Cooking)
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