Queen of puddings

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Easy

    • Ready in

      1 hr

Appears in

Puddings: Le Cordon Bleu Home Collection

Puddings

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.

Ingredients

Fruit Puree

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

Method

  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