Prue Leith showcased her quick and easy microwave Christmas pudding with orange liqueur creme anglaise on the Great Christmas Bake Off 2020. The recipe for the delicious dessert was presented to the returning bakers for today’s technical challenge.
The ingredients are for the fruit are: 150g raisins, 150g sultanas, 150g currants, 100g dried cranberries, 50g mixed peel, Juice and finely grated zest of 1 large unwaxed orange, 100ml brandy, 75g molasses and 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda.
For the pudding: 1 Bramley apple, peeled and grated (150g grated weight), 140g frozen unsalted butter, grated, 175g dark muscovado sugar, 175g fresh white breadcrumbs, 140g self-raising flour, 1 tsp cinnamon, 1 tsp mixed spice, 2 large eggs, beaten, 1 candied clementine.
For the boozy creme anglaise: 250ml whole milk, 250ml double cream, 6 large egg yolks, 65g caster sugar and 2 tbsp orange liqueur.