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A Greengage Pudding

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Ingredients
  Greengages 1 Pound (450 Gram)
  Brandy 1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter)
  Ground cinnamon 1 Pinch
  Whole meal flour 3 Ounce (75 Gram)
  Raw cane sugar 4 Ounce (100 Gram)
  Eggs 4 , beaten
  Sea salt 1 Pinch
  Natural vanilla essence 2 Drop
  Vegetable oil 2 Fluid Ounce (50 Milliliter)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Wash and dry the greengages
2. Cut the greengages in half and discard the stones
3. Place the greengages in a bowl and sprinkle with cinnamon
4. Leave to soak for 1 hour
5. Coat a shallow earthenware baking dish with the oil.
6. Heat the oven to 400°F/200°C (Gas Mark 6)

MAKING
7. In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar and beaten eggs to make a smooth, thick batter.
8. Add a pinch of salt and the vanilla essence, as well as, a residue of the brandy which has been soaking the greengages.
9. Heat the baking dish in the hot oven for 10 minutes. Pour in half the batter and bake on the top shelf of the oven for 15 to 20 minutes, until well-risen and puffy.
10. Remove the dish from the oven and arrange the greengages on top of the batter.
11. Cover the greengages with the remaining batter and bake for a further 40 minutes on the middle shelf, until golden and risen.

SERVING
12. Serve hot

TIP
Cooking this dish in this method ensures that the outer layer is cooked crisp and crusty and the interior is soft and crunchy

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vanilla
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes
Servings: 
5

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