Tuesday, 16 March 2010

Plum Pudding

Plum pudding-A delicious soft and spongy cake with a hint of vanilla and cinnamon.The sweetness beautifully complimented with the tartness of the red plums.

1.5 cups all purpose flour (maida)
Sugar 3/4 cup
Brown sugar 2 tablespoons
1 teaspoon cinnamon
Salt 1/4 teaspoon
1 teaspoon Bicarbonate of soda
1/4 teaspoon Baking powder
Apple sauce 1/2 cup (substitute for 1 egg)
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
1/2 cup milk (approx)
12 plums
1 tablespoon confectioners sugar for dusting.


1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees centigrade.
2. Grease and flour 12 individual mini loose bottom shallow flan tins
3. Cut the plums in half and remove stone.
4. Cut plums into quarters keep aside.
5. Add the salt,bicarbonate of soda and baking powder to the flour and sieve twice to incorporate it. Keep aside.
6. In a bowl add the apple sauce, 3/4 cup sugar, vanilla essence and oil and mix together thoroughly.
7. Fold in the sieved flour with a metal spoon gently, making sure not to over mix.
8. Add the milk to make dropping consistency batter. (Adjust milk as needed)
9. Divide the mixture equally into the 12 individual pre prepared mini loose bottom flan dishes and place plum quarters on the top .Mix the brown sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle on top of each pudding.

10. Bake in a preheated oven 180 centigrade for approx 25 minutes.
11. Plum pudding is ready when a skewer inserted in cake comes out clean
12. Cool on a wire rack, when completely cool remove from tins and dust with confectioner’s sugar.
Serve with cream, custard or vanilla ice-cream.

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  1. Wow...plum pudding looks perfect and mouthwatering...without egg!! excellant job..soo I'll try it out..great pics!!

  2. yummy delights..they look so pretty and tempting :-)

  3. Lovely! ! Innvative use of plums!

  4. Looks so yummy and tempting ..

  5. Very yummy and tasty pudding dear...awesome :)

  6. Wow...that looks tempting and yummy.

  7. This would make a tedious day alive and merry!

  8. Plum pudding looks very tempting!!!!

  9. Hi Simply.food,

    Your plum pudding looks and sounds so amazing! I always love your eggless recipe, can't wait to try this one.

    p.s. Thanks for the links to your rice recipes you left on my blog last month, I just saw it tonight. Yes, I'm back blogging again.

  10. Pretty and lovely pudding...

  11. Plum pudding looks beautiful and yummy....


  12. Looks soo yummy and delicious.. tempting clicks.. :)

  13. Plum Pudding, never heard of it. But looks absolute yummy!! Unique recipe.

  14. Nayan,
    Plum pudding excellent.

  15. A sit is I love plums.... And if I got to savor this pudding..... I would land in heaven in no time..... What happiness & content would I feel???? Could u pass it to me??? Please..... :-( I know we can not... If we could ...Oh! My!!!! How many yumminess would I have tasted already......????? When would they invent something in this direction????


  16. You could send this to my 'bake-off' event if you wish. Pictures look so good.

  17. looks yum.I remember having these with custard during my uni days in UK..was comforting for the snow :)


  18. wow yummy pudding...loved ur subtitute of egg...vl try it soon...its very invitng

  19. Got it. Thanks. It will be on 3/19/2010 roundup.

  20. Very new... looks cute... nice recipe without eggs.

  21. Plum Pudding is one of favourite...looks so pretty and delicious:)

  22. I just came across your blog and I am so glad I did! This looks fabulous!

  23. wow!The plum pdng sounds delish!really mouth watering post!

  24. Delicious pudding. Baking in small pan is a wise idea and it makes serving easier.

  25. that pudding looks great! Oh and I'm glad it worked out with your profile - looks wonderful! :)

  26. Looks wonderful, and refreshing pudding:)

  27. I love it, it's my all time favourite!!! they look delicious !!!

  28. Pudding with Plum sounds interesting!

  29. Love the look and sound of this.

  30. I remember plum pudding from school - this looks much nicer.


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