Friday, November 03, 2006


Orange bread and butter pudding.

400g. fresh white bread, crusts removed
150g melted butter
225g orange marmalade
3 oranges, plus 1 extra orange, rind grated
3 eggs
500ml thin cream ( I dilute thick cream)
100g caster sugar
3 tabs demerara sugar

Preheat oven to 180 deg
Butter a 16x32x5cm baking dish
cut bread into rough chunks and place in large bowl
Pour over butter
warm marmalade in a pan over low heat, then pour over bread
Add orange segments and stir carefully.(I cut mine up)
Tip mixture into baking dish
Beat together eggs,rind, cream,and caster sugar then pour over bread.
Sprinkle top with demerara sugar and bake for 30-35 mins.

great hot or cold, with cream or custard

boiled fruit cake

20cm round cake tin
180% for 45mins-1hr
3/4 cup sugar
1 cup water
21/2 cupsmixed fruit
1/3 cup mixed peel
1 teasp. nutmeg
1 teasp bicarb
125grams butter
2 eggs, beaten
1 cup SR flour
1 Cup Pl flour

Place butter, sugar,water, fruit, peel, nutmeg, soda, in saucepan and stir until boiling.
Allow to cool for 5 mins. Add eggs.
sift flours, add to other ingredients, mix well and pour into cake tin.