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CDWM SA - Ep.13 - Bryan's - Dessert

Bryan’s Ginger Pudding with Homemade Custard

Ingredients

Serves: 6-8 people

Preparation time: 60 min

Pudding

  • 125 g margarine
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 cups self-raising flour
  • pinch salt
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 3 tbsp smooth apricot jam
  • 1 1/3 cups water
  • 1 cup sugar

Custard

  • 500 ml full cream milk
  • 3-4 egg yolks
  • 2 tsp castor sugar
  • 1 tsp cornflour (Maizena)
  • 2 vanilla pods / 1 tsp vanilla essence

Preparation method

Pudding

  • Sift together flour, salt and ground ginger.
  • In mixing bowl, cream together margarine and sugar. Add egg, then sifted dry ingredients. Mix well.
  • In saucepan, warm milk then add bicarb and jam. Stir to combine.
  • Add milk mixture to pudding mixture. Stir to combine.
  • In pot, heat water, add sugar. Stir until dissolved. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  • Pour sugar syrup over pudding mixture. Bake 180 C for 30-35 min.

Custard

  • In saucepan, warm milk over low heat (do not boil).
  • In bowl, add yolks, sugar, cornflour and combine.
  • Pour warm milk into egg mixture and stir.
  • Place custard into saucepan on low heat, add vanilla and allow to infuse.
  • Strain and return to saucepan. Stir until thick.