Wednesday, 9 October 2013

Dessert in less than 15 minutes.

From Left, Custard, Sponge Batter, Golden Syrup.

Here's the makings of a quick sponge pudding and custard.

I used 2 tablespoons custard powder and 2 tablespoons sugar, mixed to a paste with a splash of milk. Make up to one pint and stir well.

Put some Golden Syrup in a bowl (or Jam or Marmalade)

Melt 1 oz butter in a jug in the microwave.Remove from the microwave, replacing with the custard.

Heat the custard in the microwave on max for 7 minutes. (750W)

Whilst that is doing  mix 2oz SR Flour with the butter, then 1oz sugar and 1egg. Beat to a smooth batter, spoon over the syrup to cover. Seal with cling film.

Check the custard, it should be going thick by now, give it a stir, if it is thick and warm take it out and put the sponge/syrup bowl in. Microwave for 3 minutes, then rest for 2 minutes. Use this time to finish off the custard.


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