Pudina

Recipe by Tisme
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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 16-20
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    loaf bread, day-old
  • 375
  • 2
    tablespoons custard powder
  • 2
    tablespoons cornflour
  • 4
    tablespoons cocoa
  • 2
    eggs, beaten
  • 500
    g mixed dried fruit
  • 250
    g almonds
  • 250
    g glace cherries, halved
  • 4
    4 tablespoons brandy or 4 tablespoons sherry wine
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 200°C.
  • Tear bread into small pieces and soak in cold water for 15 minutes until soft.
  • Place bread in a colander and mash, draining liquid.
  • Transfer to a large bowl and add sugar, custard powder, cornflour and cocoa.
  • Stir in beaten eggs and mix well.
  • Add dried fruit and half of the almonds and glacé cherries. Add vanilla and whiskey.
  • Pour into a baking dish or slab tin and decorate with remaining cherries and almonds.
  • Bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour (check puddina by piercing with a toothpick - the toothpick should be dry when you remove it).
  • Cut into squares and serve warm or cold.
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