Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Pear and Ginger Puddings

This is for those who like Ginger. The original recipe was for 8 individual puddings.
I made 1 large one and it will serve between 8 to 10 people. I have adapted it from a recipe on You could easily make 1/2.

4 or 5 medium sized pears, peeled ,cored and sliced, and cooked in a little water with a Tablespoon sugar. Or a 425g tin of pear halves, drained.
185g. unsalted butter, cubed.
3/4 cup of caster sugar
2 Tablespoons Golden Syrup
1 Tablespoon of ginger in syrup
3 eggs
100mls. milk
280g. self-raising flour

Set oven to 200c,

Place drained pears in large oven proof dish
Into TMX bowl place butter and sugar, golden syrup and ginger, mix 25 seconds on speed 5.
Scrape down sides of bowl and add eggs,mix 15 seconds on speed 5.
Add milk and mix 5 seconds on speed 5.
Add flour, mix on REVERSE, 30 seconds,speed 5, scrape down bowl and mix another 5 seconds on speed 5.

Pour over pears in dish.

For large pud. bake at 200c. for 20 mins, then lower heat to 160c. for 25 mins.
Test to see it is cooked in the center.

For small puds cook for 20 mins at 200c.

Pears could be replaced with apple or quince

Serve with cream or ice cream.
Can be frozen after cooking, reheated in microwave.


Amanda said...

Thanks, Chookie. Love ginger to bits!

The Bush Gourmand said...

This sounds like my kind of dessert. Thanks!