A recipe for strawberry and custard pudding, perfect for a quick and healthy mid-week dessert. Serve with fresh berries for a healthy burst of vitamins.


Makes 8 servings 

  • 1 cup self-raising flour
  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate soda
  • 1 punnet (250 g) strawberries
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 80 g unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 Tbs vanilla essence
  • 1/2 cup low (1%) fat milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup low-fat thick custard


  1. Preheat oven to 180oC.
  2. Brush a 1.5 L ovenproof dish with butter.
  3. Combine flour, bicarbonate soda and sugar in a bowl.
  4. Whisk melted butter, vanilla essence, milk, custard and egg.
  5. Mix wet and dry ingredients.
  6. Spoon into prepared dish and top with the strawberries.
  7. Bake for 30 minutes or until a skewer stuck through the centre comes out clean and the top of the pudding looks like a cake.

Preparation time: 
20 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Difficulty rating: Easy

  • This pudding can be made with any seasonal fruit such as blueberries, raspberries or blackberries. Adding extra fruit will provide more vitamins and minerals to help keep your body healthy.
  • When choosing a brand of custard, check the nutrition panel on several different brands and choose the one with the lowest fat content. By choosing low-fat options every time you shop, you can improve your diet and reduce the risk of obesity and other health conditions.

This fantastic recipe is on the menu at Laura’s house in Knoxville, Victoria.

Nutritional content

Nutritional analysis per serve:

Energy 1068 kJ
255 cal
Protein 4.15 g
Total fat 9.41 g
Saturated fat 5.86 g
Carbohydrates 39.33 g
Total sugars 29.05 g
Fibre 1.05 g
Sodium 293.27 mg
Cholesterol 49.61 mg
Potassium 153.51 mg


More information

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