The Traditionally Decadent Queen of Puddings

Treat your favorite person like royalty, by baking them this classic British dessert
Queen of Puddings

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If this retro English dessert is fit for a queen, it’s fit for the most important people in your life too.

This recipe is courtesy of Jamie Oliver.

6
Servings
156
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 25  Grams  unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing
  • 285  Milliliters  milk
  • 100  Grams  sugar
  • 85  Grams  fresh white breadcrumbs
  • large lemon
  • large eggs
  • 2  Tablespoons  raspberry jam

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease an 8” side dish.

Place the butter, milk, and 1 tablespoon of sugar in a saucepan over a low heat, and bring almost to the boil, stirring occasionally.

Place the breadcrumbs in a bowl, and pour over the hot milk. Allow to soak for 15 minutes.

Separate the egg yolks and whites. Lightly beat the yolks.

Zest and juice the lemon, and stir into the soaked bread. Stir in the beaten yolks.

Pour the mixture into the pie dish and bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes, until firmly set. Remove from the oven and set aside to cool. Leave the oven turned on.

Lightly warm the jam in a small saucepan. Spread it evenly over the pudding.

Whisk the egg whites until soft peaks form. Gradually add the remaining sugar, and whisk until smooth and glossy.

Spread the meringue over the layer of jam, and return to the oven for 15-20 minutes, until the meringue is lightly browned on top. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
7g
10%
Sugar
2g
2%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Cholesterol
11mg
4%
Carbohydrate, by difference
17g
13%
Protein
5g
11%
Vitamin A, RAE
28µg
4%
Calcium, Ca
69mg
7%
Fiber, total dietary
3g
12%
Folate, total
13µg
3%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
8mg
3%
Phosphorus, P
54mg
8%
Selenium, Se
2µg
4%
Sodium, Na
130mg
9%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
1µg
7%
Water
47g
2%

Pudding Shopping Tip

There are so many varieties of chocolate on the shelves today it can be overwhelming to pick one – as a general rule of thumb, the fewer the ingredients, the better the chocolate.

Pudding Cooking Tip

Think beyond cakes and pies – fruits like peaches, pineapple, and figs are excellent grilled – brush with melted butter or wine and sprinkle with sugar and spices for a dessert that you can feel good about.

Pudding Wine Pairing

Sweet chenin blanc, muscat, or amontillado sherry with nut-based desserts; sauternes or sweet German wines with pound cake, cheesecake, and other mildly sweet desserts; sweet chenin blanc or muscat or Alsatian vendange tardive (late harvest) wines with sweeter desserts; sweet chenin blanc or muscat or Alsatian vendange tardive (late harvest) wines, port, madeira, late-harvest zinfandel, or cabernet sauvignon or cabernet franc with chocolate desserts.