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Peanut Fool    Veg  CD  DP Nigerian 20mins plus chilling

Serves 4    Cold Vegetarian Nuts Dessert   Gluten Wheat Free   Nigeria Africa African

100g/4oz Peanuts, coarsely chopped
420ml/14fl.oz. Milk
150g/+5oz Peanut Butter
50g/2oz Sugar
3 Eggs
Whipped Cream to serve


1. Place 2 tablespoons of chopped nuts into the bottom of 4 sundae or champagne glasses, reserving the remaining chopped nuts for decoration. Set aside.

2. Place the milk, peanut butter and sugar in a medium saucepan and heat gently, whisking to dissolve the peanut butter and sugar and bring to simmering point.

3. Place the eggs in a large mixing bowl, beat lightly then slowly pour the hot milk mixture onto the eggs, stirring constantly.

4. Return to the rinsed out saucepan and cook over a low heat, stirring, until the mixture thickens.

5. Pour the custard over the peanuts in the glasses, allow to cool then chill for at least 2 hours.

6. To serve top each glass with whipped cream and sprinkle with the reserved chopped peanuts.

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