Panettone Apple Pudding

Panettone Apple Pudding

A twist on an Italian classic, this panettone and apple pudding is a lovely, comforting dish which is the ideal dessert for a Sunday lunch or on New Year’s Eve.

Categories: Desserts

Serves: 6 Preparation time: 0 mins Cooking time: 50 mins



  • 2 apples
  • 1 tbsp caster sugar
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 80g sultanas
  • 100ml Vin Santo or other sweet wine
  • 100g butter, softened
  • 300g panettone
  • 600ml single cream
  • 4 eggs
  • 60g caster sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp demerara sugar


  1. Soak the sultanas in the Vin Santo overnight. Peel the apple and cut into small cubes. Put into a small saucepan with the sugar, water and cinnamon stick. Cook for about 10 minutes, or until the apple is soft.
  2. Grease an ovenproof dish (about 25cm x 25cm) with a little of the butter.
  3. Cut the panettone into slices about 1.5cm thick and spread the rest of the butter evenly over them.
  4. Arrange a layer of panettone in the dish, buttered side up and sprinkle over the apples and sultanas. Finish with another layer of buttered panettone.
  5. Whisk together the cream, eggs, caster sugar and vanilla extract and pour over the panettone. Sprinkle over the demerara sugar and cook at 160ºC/320°F/Gas Mark 3 for 30 minutes.