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Baked Coffee and Fruit Pudding

Coffee and fruit

This baked coffee and fruit pudding is a hit at family gatherings. If you’re looking for something unique yet simple to finish off a delicious meal, look no further. It’s is a perfect little dessert that’s ideal for the festive season too.


  • 125g margarine (135ml)
  • 140g sugar (175ml)
  • 2ml vanilla essence
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 130g self-raising flour (250ml)
  • 12.5ml instant coffee powder
  • 25ml water
  • 40g chopped glazed cherries (60ml)
  • 60ml chopped watermelon preserve pieces (optional)


  1. Preheat over to 180°C (356°F)
  2. Grease a cakepan (20cm diameter)
  3. Cream the margarine and sugar
  4. Add the vanilla essence and eggs one by one, mix well after adding each egg.
  5. Sieve the flour and coffee powder together.
  6. Add the dry ingredients to margarine mixture and stir gently.
  7. Add the water and fruit.
  8. Pour into greased pan and bake for 40 minutes.
  9. Transfer to cooling rack and allow to cool completely.
  10. Serve with custard, cream or ice-cream.

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