Pudding with Plum Sauce

    4 hours 10 minutes

    An old recipe from my grandmother, delicious on special occasions. The plum sauce gives it a festive feel so it's good for the Christmas table.

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    Serves: 8 

    • 8 tablespoons cornflour
    • 4 cups (1 litre) milk
    • 1 tin sweetened condensed milk
    • 200ml coconut milk
    • 1 cup white sugar
    • 2/3 cup water
    • 200g pitted prunes, soaked for 20 minutes and drained

    Preparation:40min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Extra time:3hours chilling  ›  Ready in:4hours10min 

    1. Dissolve the cornflour in the milk. Add the condensed milk, coconut milk and grated coconut. Cook over low heat until thickened, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon.
    2. Pour the mixture into a 24cm ring tin. Let cool, then refrigerate 3 hours until set.
    3. Make the plum sauce: in a saucepan over low heat, dissolve the sugar in the water while stirring. Add the soaked and drained prunes and cook without stirring for 10 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat and let cool.
    4. Unmold the pudding on a serving plate, garnish with prunes and drizzle with the syrup.

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