Desserts

Jugged la yered fruit suet pudding with gooseberrysa sauce _ menus for two

JUGGED-LA-YERED-FRUIT-SUET-PREPARATION TIME: 20 minutes
COOKING TIME: about 5 minutes
MICROWAVE SETTING: Maximum (Full)

Filling:
1 x 300 g (10 1/2 oz) can
gooseberries in syrup
25 g (1 oz) sultanas
25 g (1 oz) currants
25 g (1 oz) ground
almonds
Pastry:
65 g (2 1/2 oz) self-raising
flour

pinch of salt
35 g (1 1/4 oz) shredded suet
25 g (1 oz) soft brown
sugar
2 1/2 tablespoons milk
Sauce:
1 teaspoon arrowroot
1 egg yolk
1 tablespoon single cream
1 tablespoon sugar


Apple dessert _ menus for two

apple-dessertPREPARATION TIME: 4 minutes
COOKING TIME: 3 minutes
MICROWAVE SETTING: Maximum (Full)

350 g (12 oz) cooking
apples
1 tablespoon custard
powder


150 ml (1/4 pint) orange juce
1-2 tablespoons sugar
slice of kiwi fruit
(optional), to decorate


Melon and grapefruit boats with meiba sauce _ menus for two

MELON-AND-GRAPEFRUIT-BOATS-PREPARATION TIME: 15-20 minutes, plus chilling
COOKING TIME: 3 minutes
MICROWAVE SETTING: Maximum (Full)

1/2 Honeydew melon
1 mediurn grapefruit
Sauce:
2 tablespoons redcurrant
jelly

1 tablespoon clear honey
100 g (4 oz) raspberries
1 teaspoon cornflour
1 tablespoon cold water


Fruit brulee _ menus for one

fruit-bruleePREPARATION TIME: about 10 minutes, plus chilling overnight
COOKING TIME: about 2 1/2 minutes, plus browning
MICROWAVE SETTING: Medium Low (35%)

5 tablespoons double
cream
1 egg yolk
1/4 teaspoon cornflour

2 teaspoons caster sugar
1/2 dessert pear
1 tablespoon caster sugar,
to decorate


Apple charlotte _ menus for one

APPLE-CHARLOTTEPREPARATION TIME: 10 minutes
COOKING TIME: about 1 1/2 minutes, plus browning
MICROWAVE SETTING: Maximum (Full)

15 g (1/2 oz) shredded suet
25 g (1 oz) fresh white
breadcrumbs
pinch of ground nutmeg

1/2 small cooking apple,
about 50 g (2 oz)
2 tablespoons blackberry
jam


Chocolate blancmange _ menus for one

chocolate-blancmangePREPARATION TIME: 5 minutes
COOKING TIME: 1 1/2 minutes
MICROWAVE SETTING: Maximum (Full)

3 teaspoons cornflour
1 teaspoon cocoa powder
2 teaspoons caster sugar
150ml (1/4 pint) milk

1/4 teaspoon vanilla essence
1/2 teaspoon butter
strips of orange, to
decorate


Pinwheel cookies _ menus for one

PINWHEEL-COOKIESPREPARATION TIME: about 10 minutes
COOKING TIME: about 4 minutes, plus cooling
MICROWAVE SETTING: Maximum (Full)

100 g (4 oz) soft margarine
50 g (2 oz) caster sugar
150 g (5 oz) plain flour

1 teaspoon coffee essence

1 tablespoon cocoa
powder, sifted


Blackcurrant and apple dunk dessert _ menus for one

BLACKCURRANT-AND-APPLE-DUNKPREPARATION TIME: 5 minutes
COOKING TIME: about 3 minutes, plus cooling
MICROWAVE SETTING: Maximum (Full)
MAKES 6 TABLESPOONS

7 tablespoons cold milk
2 teaspoons custard
powder
4 teaspoons concentrated
blackcurrant drink

Peach melba smoothie

Peach-melba-smoothieIngredients:
* 75 g (3 oz) raspberries
* 1/2 x 425 g (15 oz) can peaches in natural juice, drained
* 200 ml (7 fl oz) peach-flavoured drinking yoghurt
* 100 ml (3 fl oz) full-fat milk
* 1 tbsp icing sugar

Summer fruit brulee

Summer-fruit-brulee_cIngredients:
* 150 g (5 oz) mixed berry fruits, fresh or frozen, e.g. strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries
* 150 ml (5 fl oz) double (thickened) cream
* 150 ml (5 fl oz) Greek yoghurt
* 2 tbsp icing sugar
* vanilla essence
* 2 tbsp icing sugar for the topping

Lara's luscious lychee ice lollies

Laras-luscious-lychee-ice-lollies_cIngredients:
* 1 x 425 g (15 oz) can lychees
* 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice

Peach, strawberry and raspberry ice lollies

Peach-strawberry-and-raspberry-ice-lollies_cIngredients:
* 200 g (7 oz) strawberries
* 150 g (5 oz) raspberries
* 50 g (2 oz) icing sugar, to taste
* 400 ml (14 fl oz) peach juice

French toast

French-toast_cIngredients:
* 1 or 2 slices wholemeal (preferably), otherwise white or brown bread or use slices of
French bread or raisin bread
* Marmite or Promite (optional)
* 1 egg
* 2 tbsp full-fat milk
* a generous knob of unsalted butter
* a little vegetable oil
* sugar and/or cinnamon (optional)

Strawberry rice pudding

Strawberry-rice-puddingIngredients:
* 50 g (2 oz) pudding rice
* 600 mi (1 pint) your baby's usual milk
* 1/4 tsp vanilla essence
* 1 1/2 tbsp caster sugar
* knob of unsalted butter
* strawberry jam

Fresh peach melba

Fresh-peach-melba_cIngredients:
* 100 g (4 oz) fresh or defrosted frozen raspberries
* 1 tbsp icing sugar
* 2 scoops vanilla ice cream
* 2 ripe peaches, peeled, stoned and sliced

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