Glastonbury Pudding Teatime Treats Ideas
Autumn Fruit Pudding Recipe
This is a recipe for Glastonbury Pudding. This steamed sponge pudding contains a lot of rich fruits and is a tasty warming dish for autumn or Winter.
4oz caster sugar
2 medium eggs
6 oz self raising flour (wholemeal)
lemon rind (1/2 lemon-finely grated)
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3 tablespoons apricot jam
lemon juice (1/2 lemon)
1 medium sized cooking apple (peeled & cored, finely chopped)
3oz "no soak" dried apricots (finely chopped)
Butter a pudding basin. Prepare the sponge by either "creaming the ingredients or by placing all the ingredients in a food processor for 30-40 seconds. In a separate bowl mix together all the filling ingredients.
Place a layer of sponge mixture into the base of the pudding bowl. Top with some of the fruit mixture. Place another layer of sponge, then fruit until the mixtures are used up. Finish with a layer of sponge.
Cover with greaseproof paper and then cover and seal with kitchen foil. Steam for 2 hours. Remove the covering and leave the pudding in the basin to cool slightly for 5-10 minutes. Serve with custard or cream.
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