Hi Annabel, thoroughly enjoyed the date pud, a satisfying treat for all! Denmark New Mexico Grease the sides of a 25cm-diameter cake tin and line the base with baking paper. Preheat oven to 180˚C fanbake. thanks so much! Discover how to live a Free Range Life – enjoying the simple pleasures of exploring your creativity, connecting with nature and sharing food and laughter through the seasons.

Slovenia Happy cooking! Happy cooking! Malta Delaware Thailand Add pears, cover and simmer, turning now and then, until tender (about 20 minutes). Iowa India Missouri United Kingdom United States Belgium Lightly fold in flour and baking powder. Czech Republic Malaysia Preheat oven to 180C fanbake. French Guiana Could also try raisins?

Sri Lanka Leave to cool, then remove pears from syrup and set aside. Maryland Texas Philippines All worldwide rights reserved. Pakistan Beat eggs and sugar until very thick and creamy. Divide between ramekins and bake until set and golden (about 12 minutes). Switzerland Arrange pears upright in the syrup and add enough water so they are fully covered. (i also made this cake a couple of times with the normal flower). If using fresh pears, heat ½ cup sugar and water in a pot that will fit 6 pear halves in a single layer. Réunion Serve pears with a drizzle of syrup accompanied by vanilla icecream or soft whipped cream. Liechtenstein In a pot that will fit the pears snugly upright in a single layer, heat together wine, sugar, cinnamon sticks, cloves, vanilla extract and orange zest. Pears can be divided into two categories, described in early times as either melting or breaking. Argentina Stand for at least 10 minutes before turning upside down onto a serving platter and removing the baking paper. Åland Place dates, water and baking soda in a pot large enough to hold the entire mixture and boil for 5 minutes. Arkansas Serve with icecream. Sri Lanka Share with us what the result was like! Slovenia American Samoa Mexico Croatia Philippines Romania Argentina Louisiana Saint Pierre and Miquelon Bake for 35-40 minutes until golden and a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean. Indiana Florida Just replaced the normal self-raising-flower with glutenfree-self-raising-flower.....Yammmm, no difference in taste at all! Åland If using fresh pears, heat ½ cup sugar and water in a pot that will fit 6 pear halves in a single layer. More highly prized than apples, they were considered "gold to the apple's silver". Slovakia Guernsey The pears we buy in the shops have already undergone this process, so all they need is to sit in the fruit bowl. Macedonia Hawaii Before you go, tell us where you heard about Annabel's book: Unfortunately, your browser blocked the popup, please use the following link to Buy the Book. Pour over hot fruit. France Pour batter over the top and smooth evenly to fully cover the pears. Martinique While the walnuts are roasting, half-fill a bowl with cold water and add some ice cubes. Luxembourg Alaska Guatemala Sticky date pudd with toffee sauce is delicious - forget the calories !. Thaw and heat in the oven for 10 minutes or microwave for 2-3 minutes. Pears need to be picked from the tree before they are ripe - if left to ripen on the tree they develop a coarse, mealy texture and often break down around the core. Connecticut Malta Turkey Nevada Luxembourg Greece Norway 1 bottle red wine (it doesn't need to be expensive)¾ cup sugar2 cinnamon sticks1 tsp each whole cloves and vanilla extractZest of ½ orange, cut with a vegetable peeler (no pith)6 firm pears, peeled but with stems left intactWater, to coverVanilla icecream or soft whipped cream, to serve.

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You can increase the ingredients by half to make a larger pudding. Get VIP offers and great foodie inspiration. Isle of Man Algeria what did I do wrong?
Bake for 30 mins or until golden. Official website of celebrity cook Annabel Langbein. Leftover sauce can be stored in the fridge and reheated. © Annabel Langbein Media 2013 - 2020. Bartlett pears need to be cooled only for a day or two, whereas winter pears such as Anjou, Bosc and Comice require two to six weeks. Stir in chopped butter and mix until butter is melted. All worldwide rights reserved. Mayotte Simmer syrup over a high heat to reduce it by half. District of Columbia Accounts of massed plantings of pears in Ancient Persia date back to 500BC, as does grafting, from which we get the continuum of preferred varieties. Maine Brazil Iceland Andorra https://www.allysongofton.co.nz/recipe/fruit-sponge-pudding?r=2786 If they don't stand up, just slice a little off the bottom. Arizona Cover pot with a round of baking paper then place a small plate on top as a weight so the pears stay submerged. Colorado Russia I managed to salvage enough flavoured cream to use for the sauce so all was not lost. You must be logged in to add comments, click here to join.

Bulgaria Kentucky Under-ripe, they are hard and dry, over-ripe they become a floury, mealy mush. Brazil 1 cup walnut pieces2 just-ripe pears, sliced1 fennel bulb (about 200g), trimmed and sliced2 handfuls watercress or spinach leaves2 Tbsp chopped parsley leaves½ cup vinaigrette dressing. Faroe Islands Yes - you could replace pears with apples! Early gardeners often used perfumes in their cultivation, thinking this would influence the flavour of the fruit (a practice likely based on the observation that the milk and flesh of animals often takes on flavours from the herbs on which they graze). Vermont Switzerland Poland Jersey Fragrance is also a good indicator, especially for the soft, buttery types. Annabel says: I like to use Bosc pears for these - their tapered shape looks so elegant on the plate. Portugal American Samoa Place the mince and sausage meat in a large bowl with the grated apple, whole egg and egg white, onion, garlic, herbs, chutney or tomato sauce, salt, pepper and chilli. Discover how to live a Free Range Life – enjoying the simple pleasures of exploring your creativity, connecting with nature and sharing food and laughter through the seasons. Place fruit in a shallow baking dish and place in oven while preparing sponge. please choose

Place pear slices, fennel slices and watercress or spinach leaves in the cold water and set aside for at least 15 minutes to crisp.

Remove from heat, add cream and vanilla and stir until smooth. Sticky Date Pudding with Wicked Toffee ... - Annabel Langbein Bangladesh Guam San Marino Northern Mariana Islands Do not be tempted to stir the mixture as this could cause it to crystallise. Portugal Canada Hope to enjoy more recipes of yours soon! Svalbard and Jan Mayen

© Annabel Langbein Media 2013 - 2020. Preheat oven to 190C fanbake. Dice poached or canned pears, reserving the poaching or canning syrup. Finland Northern Mariana Islands On both occasions my sauce has turned to toffee when cream was added. Saint Pierre and Miquelon Mexico Monaco Japan please choose South Africa Fold in flour, baking powder and spices. For a gluten-free version use the same amount of rice flour instead of regular flour. Hungary Malaysia United States Divide pears and chocolate between six 1-cup capacity ramekins and spoon 2 Tbsp poaching or canning syrup into each.Beat eggs and remaining 2 tbsp sugar until thick, pale and creamy. Georgia Finland Bangladesh Netherlands

Toss with parsley, roasted walnuts and vinaigrette, divide between plates and serve. Czech Republic Canada is it ok to replace the pear with apple? Annabel says: Pears work wonderfully in savoury salads.

Get VIP offers & great foodie content & you could win an iPad Air 2! Greenland Monaco U.S. Virgin Islands Stored in the fridge, pears keep for weeks, or in the case of the firmer winter varieties can hold right though to September provided there is no damage. Russia Netherlands Get VIP offers and great foodie inspiration!

Once picked, pears should be chilled to ripen properly.

Preheat oven to 200°C and line an oven tray with baking paper. Washington U.S. Virgin Islands Greenland To ripen a pear, bring it back to room temperature and leave for a few days (up to about a week if it comes direct from the chiller). Massachusetts Like apples, pears do not grow true from seed, and every pip produces a fruit that is different, which explains why wilding pears can be very gritty or even odiferously perfumed. Mix in sugar and eggs then fold in flour, vanilla and ginger. Illinois

What a feast Brian and I had on a cold winters night. Guernsey Spain Country Thoroughly drain the pear, fennel and watercress or spinach and put through a salad spinner or pat dry. just a suggestion... Couldn't keep the grand kids away from the wicked toffee sauce, The cheeky rascals! Poland Svalbard and Jan Mayen

South Carolina Moldova Makes 3 cups. please choose I want to double this to feed 16 people but only have 1 pkt dates. Annabel says: Cooked pears topped with a simple chocolate sponge make an easy dessert. Italy Pakistan Sticky Date Pudding  keeps well for a day or two and can be frozen. Jersey I wonder why it is that pears are often the last fruit left in the bowl? India Set aside to cool.

Liechtenstein New Jersey Sweden Vatican City, State Delicious, quick and easy recipes from her TV series The Free Range Cook. Norway Generic content for all other countries not on the list. Guatemala Moldova Wake Island Country Marshall Islands More than 750 of my best-ever savoury recipes! Is it their appearance or that it's hard to tell from the outside if they are actually ripe? Guam Some types brown quickly, so pop the slices into a bowl of water with a little lemon juice, then drain and toss through the salad. Austria Montana Faroe Islands Dominican Republic Johnny Depp libel case: Amber Heard vilified online despite being exonerated, Pukekohe Paranormal: Watch ghost-busters investigate haunted house, Dating Diaries: The man-child who just doesn't want to grow up, 'I could smell soil for months' - six 'long Covid' cases with very different symptoms, 'Ugly, uncivilised': Author's books pulled after comments on Nanaia Mahuta's moko, New Covid community case: Second hotel staffer tests positive, Victory, then death: Top racing family's Melbourne Cup ecstasy and heartbreak. Guadeloupe Place walnuts on a shallow oven tray and roast until fragrant (about 10 minutes). France Idaho Pyrus communis, the European pear (the Asian nashi pear is a different species, called Pyrus pyrifolia), is native across continental Europe through to northwest Iran. New Hampshire

If the fruit is ripe it will detach from the branch. Martinique Greece Puerto Rico Japan Alabama South Dakota Hi Tilly- Thanks for the tip about making it gluten free. Oregon Also very easy to change into a Gluten Free cake! Bulgaria They do have a different flavour too. Marshall Islands Lithuania Algeria New Zealand Ohio