Desserts

Berry Sponge Dessert Recipe

As the evenings begin to have a slight chill in the air, a warm, self-saucing dessert is a welcome start to autumn.

PREP TIME: 12 minutes
COOKING TIME: 30 minutes
Serves: 8

Recipe Ingredients

– 125g margarine – brick type
– 250ml white sugar
– 1 large egg
– 45ml strawberry jam
– 180g cake flour
– 5ml baking powder
– 3ml bicarbonate of soda
– 250ml Red Rooibos ice tea

FOR THE SAUCE

125ml white sugar
250ml Red Rooibos ice tea
200g frozen mixed berries (thawed)

Recipe Method

1. preheat oven to 180ÂșC. Grease a 25 cm x 15 cm x 6 cm deep oven dish.

2. Cream the margarine and sugar together until fluffy. Beat in the egg well.

3. Add the jam, flour, baking powder and bicarbonate of soda, then blend in the ice tea well.

4. Spoon this mixture into the prepared dish.

5. Dissolve the sugar in the ice tea over medium heat. Add the berries then pour this sauce over the unbaked pudding.

6. Bake immediately in the preheated oven for 30 minutes. Serve warm.

Hints & Tips

Follow the same method but divide the batter and sauce between 8 ramekin dishes for individual servings.

source – spar

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