Sunday, May 2, 2010

English Sticky Toffee Pudding

The April 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Esther of The Lilac Kitchen. She challenged everyone to make a traditional British pudding using, if possible, a very traditional British ingredient: suet.
I chose to make a sweet version rather than savory and made sticky toffee pudding. i baked mine instead of steaming.

Steamed Suet Pudding, sponge type.

(100 grams/4 ounces) All-purpose flour
(1/4 teaspoon) salt
(1.5 teaspoons) Baking powder
(100 grams/4 ounces) breadcrumbs
(75 grams/3 ounces) Caster sugar
(75 grams/ 3 ounces) Shredded suet or suet substitute (i.e., Vegetable Suet, Crisco, Lard)
(1) large egg
(6 to 8 tablespoons) Cold milk

1. Sift flour, salt and baking powder into bowl.
2. Add breadcrumbs, sugar and suet.
3. Mix to a soft batter with beaten egg and milk
4. Turn into a buttered 1 liter/ 2pint pudding basin and cover securely with buttered greaseproof paper or aluminum foil.
5. Steam steadily for 2.5 to 3 hours (I baked mine @350 degree C for 35min)
6. Turn out onto warm plate, Serve with sticky toffee sauce.

Sticky Toffee Sauce

1 stick butter
1 C brown Sugar
1 C heavy Cream
1 tsp Vanilla

1 comment:

  1. Oh girly girly that pudding looks so wonderful light moist and I bet that it was delicious well done on this challenge that is such a great photograph also.

    Cheers from Audax in Sydney Australia.