Queen of puddings


Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr

Appears in

Puddings: Le Cordon Bleu Home Collection


By Le Cordon Bleu

Published 2000

  • About

A classic English pudding that dates back to the nineteenth century, the Queen of puddings is created from layers of smooth custard, soft red fruit and jam, topped with a crisp crown of meringue.


Fruit Puree

  • 400 g (12¾ oz) raspberries or strawberries
  • lemon juice, to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to moderate 180°C (350°F/Gas 4). Brush a shallow 25 x 18 cm (10 x 7 inch) ovenproof dish with melted butter.
  2. To make the fruit purée, place the raspberries or strawberries in a blender or food processor and process. Add lemon juice and