15 July 2009

Recipe: Spicy pear, nut and cinnamon pudding


Spicy pear, nut and cinnamon pudding

Bring some health into your puddings with seasonal blueberries!

Serves 4

¼ cup (60ml) butter
½ cup (125ml) brown sugar
1 tsp (5ml) vanilla essence
1 extra large egg
1 cup (250ml) freshly
grated pear or apple
cup (80ml) fruit mince
packet (30g) walnuts, chopped
¾ cup (180ml) nutty wheat flour
1 tsp (5ml) baking powder
1 tsp (5ml) ground cinnamon
¼ cup (60ml) milk

½ cup (125ml) brown sugar
1 cup (250ml) boiling water

Preheat oven to 180°C.
Grease a 25cm baking dish.
Cream butter, sugar and vanilla
with electric beater until pale and fluffy.
Add egg beat and well.
Stir through pear or apple, fruit mince and walnuts.
Mix remaining dry ingredients and fold into creamed mixture.
Stir through milk and pour batter into baking dish.
Sprinkle with brown sugar and pour over water.
Bake for 15-20 minutes for individual portions, or a little longer for a large pudding.
Serve warm.



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