Orange and ginger self-saucing pudding
Time to make: 1 hr
( Hands-on time: 25 mins )
Total cost: $ 6.96 / $ 0.87 per serve
(at time of publication)
Nutrition Info.(per serve)
1¼ cups self-raising flour
1 teaspoon ground ginger
¼ cup sugar
3 tablespoons ground almonds
2 oranges, zest and juice
¼ cup crystallised ginger, chopped
5 tablespoons (70g) reduced-fat spread, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla essence or paste
150ml trim milk
¼ cup maple syrup
2 teaspoons sifted icing sugar, to serve
Total fat 7g
Saturated fat 1g
Dietary fibre 2g
1 Preheat oven to 170°C. Lightly grease a 1-litre capacity baking dish.
2 Into a bowl, sift flour and ground ginger. Stir in sugar, almonds, orange zest and half of the crystallised ginger.
3 In a bowl, combine spread, vanilla, milk and egg with 1 tablespoon of the maple syrup. Whisk into dry ingredients until smooth. Pour batter into prepared dish and level surface with a knife.
4 Into a jug, pour orange juice then top up with water to make 300ml. Stir in remaining maple syrup. Carefully pour mixture over pudding.
5 Bake for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown and firm to touch. The sauce will be bubbling at the edges. Remove from oven.
6 Sprinkle with icing sugar and remaining ginger. Serve pudding warm.
Make it gluten free: Use gluten-free flour and check ground ginger and icing sugar is gluten free.
Make it low FODMAP: Swap the self-raising flour for gluten-free self-raising flour and use lactose-free, almond or rice milk instead of trim milk.
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