Scatter over pear and chocolate. 1 hr and 50 mins I also run creative event production company The Persuaders, producing global events for brands since 1997. Required fields are marked *, My name is Dominic, I am a cook, food writer and creative event producer. Check the water to make sure it doesn’t dry out. When the milk is boiling, pour it onto the egg mixture, whisking all the time, until well combined, then return the whole mixture to the pan and cook over a gentle heat, whisking occasionally, until it has thickened enough to coat the back of a wooden spoon. Steam the sponge pudding for 1½ hours, or until a skewer inserted into the centre of the sponge comes out clean. Fold a rectangle of aluminium foil in half to form a double layer, then crimp that around the top of the terrine and secure with cook's string. I write the food blog Belleau Kitchen and also write a monthly recipe column for Lincolnshire Life Magazine and Good Taste Magazine. To serve, pile the pears into a serving bowl with the cooking liquid and pour the custard into a jug. This method takes time but is well worth it! for 15 minutes and serve with almond flakes and a dollop of cream, if you like. Peel, quarter and core the pears, then cut each piece across into two. Cover the pan with a lid, bring the water to the boil, then reduce the heat until simmering. Cut a large rectangle of greaseproof paper and place it on top of the pudding. Pour over hot pudding. Christmas barbecued coconut prawns and chicken tikka. When the sponge pudding is cooked, turn the heat off and allow to cool slightly before removing it from the pan. Serve with a cup of tea. The trick to getting flavourful braaied chicken is to marinate it overnight. After an our remove the paper and invert into a bowl. Serve with the sliced sponge pudding. Fresh Living is South Africa’s best-loved food magazine. This will take about 4 minutes with a hand-held electric whisk but could be done in a stand mixer with the paddle attachment or even just the old-fashioned way with a wooden spoon and plenty of elbow grease. Contact us:, Customer CareTerms & ConditionsPrivacy Policy. Beat the sugar and butter until pale and fluffy. Read about our approach to external linking. Make the topping. Might not be able to wait until Christmas to try this one! Your email address will not be published. This steamed pudding is a deceptively easy recipe that will go down well with everyone you serve it to. Beat in the eggs for a few minutes, followed by the flour and cinnamon. Place a plate on top of the pudding and flip it over, holding the plate firmly in place. For this recipe, you will need a terrine mould and a lidded saucepan large enough to fit it into. Something, Quorn Beef Hash... this lockdown has me going in f, rum & coconut brownie bites... so rich they need t, 2 medium pears (roughly 150g) – chopped into small cubes. Add them to the bowl with the grated ginger and any juice and toss together, then spoon evenly over the sauce in the baking dish. Beat in the eggs one at a time until well combined, then fold in the flour. Scroll our website to discover daily new and past favourite recipes to suit your needs. In a large bowl, beat the butter and the sugar until pale and fluffy. For the custard, heat the milk, cream and vanilla seeds in a saucepan over a medium heat. Cover the top with foil or parchment paper tied with a string and steam for 1 hour. Strain the custard if desired. I do love the idea of an old-fashioned steamed pudding though, there’s something wonderfully ‘Victorian’ about the shape of it and so I think this pear, cinnamon & syrup steamed sponge pudding is a great, lighter alternative. 2 medium pears (roughly 150g) – chopped into small cubes 1 teaspoon cinnamon 100ml golden syrup for this pear, cinnamon & syrup steamed sponge pudding I used a 750 ml pudding basin which needs to be greased well with butter but would easily work in a 1ltr pudding basin. Bake for 35-40 minutes until a skewer inserted into the centre of the pudding comes out clean. Bring to the boil. Spoon the sponge mixture into the terrine and smooth the top. Be sure to order tripe in advance from your local PnP butcher. Bring honey and butter to the boil in a saucepan, add pears, reduce heat to … I’m really not a big fan of Christmas Pudding but I understand it has it’s place on the Christmas Day table.