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Passion fruit & lemon self-saucing pudding served in two bowls

Passion fruit & lemon self-saucing pudding

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 8

Think sponge pudding is for winter? Think again: here, we give it a tropical upgrade. Nothing screams summer like the flavours of passion fruit and lemon

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal416
fat14g
saturates8g
carbs63g
sugars37g
fibre3g
protein8g
salt0.6g
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Ingredients

  • 100g unsalted butter, melted and cooled slightly, plus extra for the baking dish
  • 275g self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 150g golden caster sugar
  • 2 lemons, zested
  • 200ml whole milk
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 large passion fruit, halved and pulp scooped out
  • vanilla ice cream, to serve

For the sauce

  • 100g light brown soft sugar
  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • 2 large passion fruits, halved and pulp scooped out
  • 4 tbsp lemon curd

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4 and butter a deep baking dish (about 20 x 30cm and 5cm deep). Tip the flour, baking powder, sugar, lemon zest and a pinch of salt into a large bowl. Put the melted butter, milk, eggs and passion fruit pulp in a jug and whisk together. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and mix together using a spatula until you have a smooth batter. Pour the batter into the prepared dish.

  • STEP 2

    For the sauce, whisk the sugar, lemon juice, passion fruit pulp and lemon curd together in a heatproof bowl with 300ml boiling water from the kettle. Carefully pour the sauce directly over the batter in the dish, then bake for 40-45 mins until the top is set and golden, and the sauce is bubbling up at the edges. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.

Recipe tip

RASPBERRY & LEMON PUDDING
Swap the passion fruit pulp in the batter for 100g raspberries. For the sauce, blitz another 100g raspberries to a purée in a blender, strain through a fine mesh sieve and use in place of the passion fruit.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, August 2021

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