Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Bread pudding with a soft meringue blanket

Bread pudding with a soft meringue blanket
Serves: 6
2 Cups bread crumbs (6 slices of bread)
2¼ Cups milk
4 Egg yolks – beaten
¼t Nutmeg

2T Sugar
3T Butter
¼t Salt
To smear on after the first bake
2T Apricot jam (optional)
For meringue
4 Egg whites
2T Sugar
Pinch of cream of tartar
Pinch of salt
1.Preheat oven to 160°C.
2.Soak the breadcrumbs in the milk for a few minutes and then add all the other ingredients.
3.Put in a buttered baking dish and bake for one hour.
4.While the pudding is baking beat the eggs till soft peaks and then add the cream of tartar + salt + add the sugar spoon by spoon. Beat till you get a soft meringue.
5.Smear some apricot jam thinly on top of the pudding and then add the meringue on top of the pudding - bake till golden brown for about 8 minutes.
6.Serve with homemade custard.

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