Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Sunny Day Pudding

Best thing I love about winter time (besides the fact that I'm not sweating like a horse) is that I enjoy a good pudding. A good old fashioned pudding like my Nanna used to make. I love the self saucing ones the best and I have a few good microwave recipes that will get you a pudding on the table in about 10 minutes flat. This one is baked in the oven but I guess the recipe could be converted to be made in a microwave.

It comes from Lady Florence Bjelke-Petersen's "Classic Country Collection", one of my favourite cookbooks. It's packed full of old fashioned goodness with classics like Ginger Fluff Sponge, Lemon Meringue Pie, Pork Chops in Orange Sauce and her famous Pumpkin Scones. For those of you that don't know, Flo was married to Queensland's longest serving Premier, Joh Bjelke-Petersen.

Sunny Day Pudding

2 tbs butter, melted
1/4 cup sugar
pinch salt
1/2 cup raisins/sultanas
1/2 cup milk
1 egg
1.1/2 cups Self Raising flour
1 cup brown sugar

Mix melted butter and sugar. Add rest of ingredients, except the brown sugar, mixing well. Pour mixture into a greased ovenproof dish. Dissolve brown sugar in 1.1/2 cups hot water. Pour over mixture and bake in a 180 deg C oven for 30-40 minutes.

Worst thing about loving these puddings is so do my hips. One every now and again won't hurt, I suppose?



  1. Hi there! I've seen your comments on a couple of my favorite blogs and decided I'd stop by - I love your about me section! So sweet and so thoughtful. This summer pudding recipe looks delicious - it's one of my favorite things to eat but I've never tried it! I might have to try it! Thanks so much for the great recipe!
    Star Hughes Living

  2. This sounds and looks like heaven! Even though it is almost summer here in California...I think I still need to make this!!

    XO Lindsay @ Delighted Momma


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