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Summer pudding recipes…

May 27th 2015
By: Melanie Hollidge

It’s a lovely time of year when all of the berries are at their best; strawberries, blueberries and raspberries, as well as being plentiful in shops, markets and farms. So we checked out a few summer pudding recipes to bring a bit of summer sun into our kitchens.
 
The classic summer pudding
– this is a great way to bring summer fruits together, and use left-over bread. We checked out the BBC Good Food recipe.
 
You will need:

  • 300g strawberries
  • 250g blackberries
  • 100g redcurrants
  • 500g raspberries
  • OR 1¼kg/2lb 12oz mixed berries and currants of your choice
  • 175g golden caster sugar
  • 7 slices day-old white bread, from a square, medium-cut loaf

 
For the method please follow this link: http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/4516/summer-pudding
 
Summer pudding trifles…
 
This is a twist on a classic trifle recipe and you will need the following ingredients:

  • 600g raspberries
  • 50g golden caster sugar
  • 1 Madeira loaf (about 300g/10oz)
  • 227ml tub clotted cream
  • icing sugar, to serve

For the method please follow this link:
http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/7051/summer-pudding-trifles
 

Summer berry terrine Something a bit different – the recipe says that it is perfect for parties:

  • 450-500g/1lb-1lb 2oz plain Madeira cake

For the compote

  • 1kg mixed berries (include strawberries and red and blackcurrants, if possible)
  • 100g golden caster sugar
  • 2 tbsp cassis (blackcurrant liqueur), optional
  • coulis, to serve (see 'Goes well with' below)

 
For the method please follow this link: http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/3103/summer-berry-terrine
 
Source:The BBC Good food website