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Monmouth Pudding   Veg   HT   DP   Welsh    70mins



Serves  4  Hot  British Vegetarian  Fruit  Dessert Puddings  Wales  British  Europe



75g/3oz Sugar

25g/1oz Butter

The Zest of 1 Lemon

450ml/15fl.oz. Milk

175g/6oz Fresh Breadcrumbs

3 Eggs, separated

175g/6oz Cooked Fruit e.g. plums, apples, peaches, rhubarb, Pears




1. Preheat the oven to 170C, 325F, Gas 3 and lightly butter 4 individual heatproof ramekin dishes.


2.Place the butter, lemon zest , 25g/1 oz of the sugar and the milk in a saucepan and slowly heat to simmering point, stirring.


3. Stir in the breadcrumbs, remove from the heat and leave to stand for 10 minutes.


4. Stir the egg yolks into the breadcrumb mixture and divide between the 4 ramekins then bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes until set.


5. Remove the dishes from the oven and place a layer of the cooked  fruit over the cooked mixture.


6. In a large bowl, whisk the egg whites until stiff then fold in the remaining sugar.


7. Swirl the egg white mixture over the fruit in the dish then return to the oven and bake for a further 15 minutes. Serve hot.




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