South African Baked Sago Pudding

Recipe by Zurie
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Oven: 325 deg F/160 deg Celsius.
  • Grease a large pudding dish lightly.
  • Heat milk to nearly boiling, then add sago, salt, and nutmeg or cinnamon.
  • Simmer over very low heat until sago is transparent.
  • Add the 1/2 cup sugar, butter and vanilla, and stir in well. Remove from heat.
  • Separate the eggs, and whisk the yolks. Add yolks to the sago mixture, whisk or mix through well, and pour the mixture into the prepared oven dish.
  • Put blobs of the apricot jam all over the pudding mixture.
  • Whisk the egg whites until stiff, and add the extra 1/2 cup sugar slowly, whisking until incorporated.
  • Spread this meringue over the sago pudding.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for about 40 - 45 minutes, until set, and the meringue is light brown on top.
  • Serve hot, warm or cold.
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