Kerry Withoos, Accredited Practising Dietitian


Easy Christmas, Low Fodmap Sago Puddings

Recipes > Christmas

Don't miss out this Christmas. Make these Christmas Puddings and serve with a lactose free custard or lactose free ice-cream. Your friends and family will enjoy these as well. Note that the sago needs to be soaked overnight.


  • ½ cup of sago
  • ¼ cup of any lactose free milk
  • Soak the sago in the rice milk for five hours or overnight
  • 1 1/2 cups of gluten free breadcrumbs
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon of bicarb soda
  • 1 tablespoon of melted margarine
  • ½ cup caster sugar
  • 50 grams dark chocolate

Preheat oven to 180° degrees or 160° degrees fan forced.

1. After sago has finished soaking and absorbed nearly all the liquid, mix everything together in a bowl.

2. Spoon the batter into either one greased pudding bowl or six greased individual ramekins which can be submerged in a steam bath in the oven.

Steam bath- Simply find a bigger dish or tray that can be filled with boiling water until it comes halfway up the sides of the baking dish/dishes.

3. Cover dish/dishes completely with foil and cook in oven for 1 hour.

4. Serve with lactose free custard or lactose free ice-cream.