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3 Delicious Summer pudding recipes…

May 26th 2016
By: Melanie
3 Delicious Summer pudding recipes…

Summer always seems to come and go so quickly, so this makes it even more important to make sure that we enjoy some of the delicious English summer puddings whilst the sun is still shining. We checked out some great summer family recipes on the ‘Netmum’s’ website:

American style beetroot pie

Ingredients (serves 4)

250g short crust pastry

325g plain cooked beetroot

3 eggs

75g soft brown sugar

2 tsp ground mixed spice

5 tsp ground allspice (optional)

5 tsp ground ginger (optional)

250ml double cream

Flaked almonds (to decorate) 

For the method please follow this link

More of a drink, but healthy and enjoyable for the children to try:

Banana & mango smoothie

1 mango (make sure it's ripe)

1 banana, chopped

300g natural yoghurt (2x small pots)

150ml fruit juice (any flavour works well - orange, apple, mango, tropical take your pick!)

4 ice cubes

For the method please follow this link :

Charlotte Royal cake

A more complicated recipe but you could buy the Swiss role ready made

For the Swiss Roll

110g caster sugar

4 eggs (just the yolks - at room temperature)

110g self-raising flour

Swiss Roll filling

125ml double cream, whipped

125g strawberry jam

Charlotte Royal cake filling

580ml double cream

112g caster sugar

1 tbsp powdered gelatin (unflavoured)

3 tbsp cold water

185ml milk

130g ground almonds

100g white sugar

1 tbsp vanilla extract

You will need:

23cm x 30cm (9in x 12in) baking tray

Baking paper

3 litre bowl

cling film

For the method please follow this link: