Would you spend £23,500 ($38,500) on a pudding? That’s exactly what VeryFirstTo website offers. This world’s most expensive Christmas pudding made by world famous pastry chef Martin Chiffers is so priceless due to its ingredients which are actually a rare pieces of history. A 200-year-old bottle of Duret 1810 Cognac worth £10,890 ($17,800), and a highly collectible gold Henry VI Salut d’Or coin worth £7,500 ($12,200) will also be put inside the pudding. In addition, the pudding is created with the finest organic ingredients including Agawa dates and rare Mamra almonds from Iran as well as the finest alcohols including the limited Last Consignment Black Tot Rum, Perez Barquero Solear 1905 Sherry and 1834 Whitaker Marsala.
Placing a threepence in a Christmas pudding is an age-old custom to bring wealth for the upcoming year. So, beside the most precious Christmas pudding’, VeryFirstTo is also offering 10 rare silver threepences (George III 1762) which cost £70 ($114).
A donation of £250 ($409) will be made to The Prince’s Trust should the Most Precious Christmas Pudding be purchased.
Martin Chiffers is an Executive Pastry Chef Consultant, Patissier, Chocolatier and owner of “Chiffers” Shop at Mitsokoshi Ginza Tokyo.