BONFIRE PUDDING

ALICE HOLLAND

ALICE HOLLAND from Harrietsham Primary School in Maidstone 2017 finalist

DAD MADE UP THIS RECIPE WHEN SOME FRIENDS GAVE US LOTS OF APPLES AND WE WENT PUMPKIN PICKING AT MILEBUSH FARM. WE MADE IT ON BONFIRE NIGHT AND DECORATED IT WITH A KATHERINE WHEEL OF APPLES!

Method

PREHEAT OVEN TO 150DEG CENTIGRADE

MIX ALL OF THE SPONGE INGREDIENTS IN A LARGE BOWL WITH AN ELECTRIC MIXER

PLACE HALF OF THE MIXTURE IN A DEEP OVEN PROOF DISH
LAYER THE FRUIT OVER THE MIXTURE
PLACE THE OTHER HALF OF MIXTURE OVER THE FRUIT

PLACE IN THE OVEN AND BAKE FOR APPROXIMATELY 30MINUTES, CHECKING WITH A SKEWER THAT THE SPONGE MIX IS BAKED THROUGH

SERVE WITH CUSTARD, CREAM OR CREME FRAICHE

Ingredients

FRUIT:
1/3 SMALL PUMPKIN SLICED
2 KENT COX APPLES PEELED AND SLICED

FOR THE SPONGE PUDDING:
150G SIEVED PLAIN FLOUR
150G CASTER SUGAR
150G SOFT BUTTER
2 TEASPOONS CINNAMON
2 TABLESPOONS BLACK TREACLE
2 EGGS