Summer Christmas pudding

A summer inspired Christmas dessert brimming with fresh berries.
 
festive, pudding, christmas, recipe

Recipe from: 20 December 2012
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 25 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • For the vanilla sponge:
  • 250
    g
    soft butter
  • 250
    ml
    sugar
  • 250
    ml
    self raising flour
  • 2
    tsp
    baking powder
  • 3
    eggs
  • 1
    tsp
    vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • For the fruit topping:
  • 250
    g
    strawberries
  • 125
    g
    blue berries
  • 125
    g
    blackberries
  • 250
    ml
    water
  • 125
    ml
    sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 50
    ml
    Kirsch
  • 1
    vanilla pod – just cut open
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 
Place water and sugar in a saucepan and heat. Allow sugar to melt, then add all the fruit as well as the salt and the vanilla pod. Bring the mix to a slow boil and cook for about 5 minutes or until the sauce has reduced to about half.

Add the kirsch and flambe the fruit.

To make the puddings: Spray 6 oven-proof teacups with Spray 'n Cook and spoon about 2 tablespoons of the fruit and berry mixture in each cup. Top with some of the vanilla mixture and fill cup to about 3/4.

Bake for about 20-25 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean when tested.

When ready to serve, tip puddings out onto a serving plate and serve with more fresh berries a good scoop of vanilla ice-cream or chantilly cream.

Reprinted with permission of My Easy Cooking. To see more recipes, click here.


 

Read more on: holiday  |  dessert  |  festive 2014  |  recipes
 

NEXT ON FOOD24X

Marmite cheese scones

2016-02-12 15:15
 
 

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
 

Tip of the day

 
Smelly microwave?
Remove cooking smells from your microwave oven by simply slicing a cucumber, spreading it out on a plate and cooking it in the oven at 100% for five minutes.
 

Find a recipe

 
 
 

Inside Food24

 
 
 
 
 

Instagram: #Food24_sa

 
 
/Food
 

Restaurants

 
The Potato Shed reviewed

"It’s outlandishly over the top, but they don’t disappoint when it comes to flavour".

 

Find a restaurant

 
 

Jobs - Find your dream job

Onsite Technician

Johannesburg
First Time Placements
R15 000 - R18 000 Per Month

Administrator

Roodepoort
Placement Point (Pty) Ltd (Parkwood Branch)
R6 000 Per Month

Sales Consultant

East Rand
Placement Point (Pty) Ltd (Parkwood Branch)
R12 500 Per Month

Property - Find a new home

 
 
 
 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.