Savoury Swede Pudding Recipe

savoury swede pudding

Recipe for Savoury Swede Pudding sent in by: Granny Dumplin

Ingredients for Savoury Swede Pudding:

  • 1 lb Swede peeled and cut into ½ inch cubes
  • ½ cup fine white breadcrumbs
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 2 tbsp bacon lard/fat
  • 6 slices streaky bacon
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 eggs, well beaten
  • Good pinch of ground ginger

Method for Savoury Swede Pudding:

  1. Preheat the oven to medium
  2. Boil Swede in plenty of salted water for 7-8 mins (until tender)
  3. Drain and cool
  4. While Swede is cooking, grill bacon till crispy
  5. Drain bacon, cool then crumble, reserving 2 tbs or so of the bacon lard
  6. Mash Swede thoroughly, and then add all the other ingredients including lard
  7. Put into a 2 qt casserole and bake for 1 hour.
  8. Finish with a sprinkling of ground ginger (cinnamon can be used)


Puddings have been a staple of English cuisine for hundreds of years. It’s only recently that the term has come to mean sweet.

Posted in Vegetable Recipes, All Recipes, Swedes
One comment on “Savoury Swede Pudding Recipe
  1. Dale Stephenson says:

    Looking forward to trying your recipe.

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