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Queen Of Puddings With Banana Custard

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Ingredients
  Milk 1⁄2 Pint
  Double cream 1⁄2 Pint
  Vanilla essence 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lemon 1 Small
  Fresh white breadcrumbs 4 Ounce
  Unsalted butter 1 Ounce
  Caster sugar 3 Ounce
  Raspberry jam 6 Tablespoon
  Eggs 2 Small, separated
  Natural yogurt 5 Ounce
  Clear honey 2 Teaspoon
  Bananas 2 Small, thinly sliced
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 220 degrees centigrade.

MAKING
2. In a saucepan, add milk, cream and vanilla essence and bring to the boil. Grate in the lemon rind then stir in the breadcrumbs, butter and 1 ounce sugar. Cook over a low heat for 2-3 minutes, stirring.
3. Into a 1 ½ pint ovenproof dish pour the mixture and leave for about 5 minutes to allow a skin to form.
4. In a small pan, put jam over a low heat, until melted.
5. In another bowl, whisk the egg whites until stiff, then quickly whisk in the remaining sugar. Spoon into a piping bag fitted with a large star nozzle.

FINALISING
6. Over the surface of the pudding, sieve the jam, then pipe the meringue mixture on top.
7. Place the mixture in the oven and bake for about 5 minutes until the meringue is golden.
8. In a small pan, put egg yolks with the yogurt and honey and place over a low heat, add bananas and cook until the mixture boils and thickens, stirring constantly.

SERVING
9. Serve the pudding hot, with plenty of custard.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Pudding
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet
Ingredient: 
Banana
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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