The perfect Durban Christmas pudding
|2 Tubs Good Quality Ice cream|
|1 tin Caramel treat|
|5 pieces of Jennings Original fudge|
|5 pieces of Jennings Cookie Fudge|
|Mould for the pudding. Large Dish or bowl|
|Variations: Jennings Peanut / Cashew Brittle for a little crunch. 4 x 45g bars|
Soften the 2 tubs of good quality Ice cream.
Dish /bowl…lined with cling film.
Mix in some Jennings Cookie Fudge and Original fudge into the ice cream. 3/4 pieces of each (25g units) don’t forget to leave some for the decorating at the end.
Pour it into the bowl. Leaving a space for a small ramekin.
Place it into the freezer until set.
Remove the ramekin.
Place a tin of caramel treat into the space and smooth over.
Place back into the freezer.
Jennings Fudge Crush
|8 Large Meringues|
|8 Pieces of Jennings fudge, Chopped|
|(Creamy vanilla is my favourite for this recipe)|
|250ml Cream, Whipped|
|250ml Plain Greek Yoghurt|
|1 tsp Vanilla|
Place the meringues in a bowl and lightly crush. Add the chopped fudge. In a separate bowl beat the cream to a soft peak. Fold in the cream, yoghurt and vanilla. Serve in dessert glasses topped with extra chopped fudge.
You can add chopped strawberries to this dessert, for added colour.
*Eton Mess is an English dessert originally served when Eton College played cricket against the students of Winchester College. It is traditionally made with strawberries, meringues and cream.
Roasted Almond and Fudge Biscuits
|100g Castor sugar|
|1 Egg yolk, lightly beaten|
|5ml Vanilla extract|
|500g Cake Flour|
|75g Flakes almonds, toasted and crushed|
|200g Fudge, chopped|
Preheat the oven to 160°C
Cream the butter and sugar until pale and fluffy. Stir in the egg yolk, milk and vanilla extract.
Sift in the flour, and add the crushed almonds and half the fudge.
Knead on a lightly floured surface until the dough comes together.
Roll into a long log and cut into even pieces. Shape into rounds and flatten slightly.
Top each biscuit with the remainder of the fudge. Place the biscuits on a pre greased baking tray and bake for 10-12 minutes or until lightly golden in colour.
Makes approx 40
Baked Apples stuffed with Jennings Fudge
|100g Jennings Fudge, chopped|
|50g Pecans, lightly toasted and chopped|
|1 tsp Cinnamon|
|2 tsp Castor sugar|
|1 tsp Vanilla extract|
|25g Butter, melted|
|Juice of half an orange|
|8 Medium Golden delicious apples, washed and cored|
|Double cream for serving|
Preheat oven to 180°C
Combine the sultanas, fudge, pecans, cinnamon, caster sugar, vanilla extract, butter, and orange juice in a mixing bowl.
Place the cored apples into an ovenproof dish and spoon the mixture into the centre of the apples.
Bake for 35 – 45 minutes or until the apples are tender and golden
Remove from the oven and place an apple onto a serving plate. Spoon the cooking liquid over the apples, and serve with double cream.
Hot or cold chocolate Jennings Fudge pudding
|2 Cup Cake flour|
|2 Cup Sugar|
|5ml Bicarbonate of soda|
|2 Extra large eggs|
Sift flour, sugar, salt and bicarbonate of soda.
In a pot, add margarine / butter, water, cocoa, and oil.
Bring to the boil. Turn off the heat. Allow to cool and pour into flour mixture.
Whisk eggs and buttermilk together and then add to mixture.
Fold together lightly. Pour into oven proof dish approx, 35cm x 24cm.
Bake for 25 minute at 180 ºC / 325-350 ºF
Hot chocolate to pour over pudding
|2 Packets Jennings Traditional / Creamy Vanilla Fudge chopped|
|(Keep 100g for the decorating the pudding)|
|60ml Sifted cocoa|
|1 ¾ cups Icing sugar|
Melt ingredients together in a pot on the stove. Keep stirring as it burns easily.
Bring to the boil for a short while.
When pudding is cooked, remove from the oven. Take a skewer and prick holes all over. Pour hot sauce over the whole top of the hot pudding and leave to soak in. Sprinkle with chopped up Jennings fudge to decorate.
Serve hot or cold
* Also makes a delicious 2-tier cake. Allow the hot chocolate sauce to cool slightly before icing the cake. Sandwich with a little of the sauce too, and sprinkle with chopped fudge.