Saffron pudding sweet recipe

Saffron Pudding

Saffron Pudding  is an easy dessert recipe made using milk, cream, saffron, egg and garnished with nuts.


  • 300ml pure cream
  • 100ml milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kesari saffron threads, soaked in 1 teaspoon water
  • 2 strips orange rind
  • 1 vanilla bean, seeds scraped
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons caster sugar

Pistachio Praline

  • 1/2 cup pistachio nuts
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 1/4 cup water

Method of preparing saffron pudding:

Note that this recipe takes 20 minutes preparation excluding chilling, 45 minutes cooking.


1. Heat cream, milk, saffron, orange and vanilla bean over a gentle heat (Neff induction level 4) until almost boiling.

2. In a separate bowl, whisk together the egg yolks and caster sugar.

3. Whisk the warm cream mixture into egg yolks. Strain mixture into a jug.

4. Divide mixture into 6 ramekins.

5. Stand ramekins on a large perforated cooking container and cook in steam oven on steam cooking setting at 100°C for 15 to 20 minutes until just set. (Alternative: bake in a water bath in your oven at 150°C for 20 minutes until just set).

6. Chill for 3 to 4 hours.

Saffron pudding is now ready to serve. This aromatic pudding is sure to impress your guests!

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