Share this entry

summer pudding Line breaks: sum¦mer pud|ding

Definition of summer pudding in English:


[mass noun] British
A pudding of soft summer fruit encased in bread or sponge.
Example sentences
  • One list of these contains such favourites as cheesecake, warm apple pie, fudge cake, sherry trifle, summer pudding and banana split.
  • In Britain redcurrants are essential for the making of at least one delicacy, summer pudding; and redcurrant jelly is a fine accompaniment for lamb and other meats.
  • Plus English desserts - summer pudding is a favourite with both French and English guests.

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day confidant
Pronunciation: ˈkɒnfɪdant
a person with whom one shares a secret...