Keelings Blueberry & Raspberry Breakfast Pudding

Blueberry & Raspberry Breakfast Pudding
Ingredients
400 g brioche loaf, thickly sliced
100 g unsalted butter, very soft
125 g raspberries
125 g blueberries
350 ml vanilla yoghurt
150 ml milk
3 eggs
Zest from ½ lemon
1 tbsp demerara sugar
Directions
1Pre-heat oven to 180°C/160°C Fan/gas 4.
2Butter the brioche slices on one side only then cut into large cubes by cutting each slice into quarters.
3Scatter brioche cubes, raspberries and blueberries into a large casserole dish and set aside.
4Whisk together yoghurt, milk, eggs and lemon zest in a large jug. Pour mixture over the brioche and leave to soak for 15-20 minutes.
5Sprinkle with demerara sugar then bake until a sharp knife inserted into the centre of the pudding comes out clean, about 35 minutes. Leave to cool for 10-15 minutes on a wire rack then serve with a dollop of yoghurt and a few fresh berries.

Keelings Blueberry & Raspberry Breakfast Pudding

Blueberry & Raspberry Breakfast Pudding
Ingredients
400 g brioche loaf, thickly sliced
100 g unsalted butter, very soft
125 g raspberries
125 g blueberries
350 ml vanilla yoghurt
150 ml milk
3 eggs
Zest from ½ lemon
1 tbsp demerara sugar
Directions
1Pre-heat oven to 180°C/160°C Fan/gas 4.
2Butter the brioche slices on one side only then cut into large cubes by cutting each slice into quarters.
3Scatter brioche cubes, raspberries and blueberries into a large casserole dish and set aside.
4Whisk together yoghurt, milk, eggs and lemon zest in a large jug. Pour mixture over the brioche and leave to soak for 15-20 minutes.
5Sprinkle with demerara sugar then bake until a sharp knife inserted into the centre of the pudding comes out clean, about 35 minutes. Leave to cool for 10-15 minutes on a wire rack then serve with a dollop of yoghurt and a few fresh berries.

Terrine of Vanilla Ice cream with Meringue & Blackberry Sauce

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This dessert is really timeless – meringue and ice cream have been part of country house cuisine for hundreds of years and it would not have been out of place at the finest tables in Ireland at any time since ice houses were introduced in the 17th century

Serves Makes two small terrines, each serving four.

Ingredients

  • 6 egg whites
  • 150g (6 oz) caster sugar
  • 150g (6 oz) icing sugar, sifted

Ice Cream

  • 500ml (scant pint) milk
  • 60g (2½ oz) granulated sugar
  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 60g (2½ oz) caster sugar
  • Gelatine – 2g leaf (1 level teasp.) granulated -soaked in a little cold water

Marinated Blackberries

  • 450g (1 lb) blackberries
  • 250g (9 oz) sugar
  • 125ml (5 fl oz) water

To Cook

First make the meringues:

Preheat a very cool oven, Gas Mark ½, 125°C (250°F). Butter and flour a large baking sheet. Whisk the egg whites until stiff, add the caster sugar slowly, whisking until completely dissolved, then lightly fold in the icing sugar. Pipe the mixture into small circular shapes and bake in the low oven for about 1½ hours to dry out without colouring. Cool and store in an airtight container.

Next make ice cream:

Heat the milk with the granulated sugar and split vanilla pod (scrape seeds into the milk). When just boiling, remove from the heat, cover and leave 10 minutes to infuse. Meanwhile beat the egg yolks with the caster sugar until the sugar has completely dissolved and the mixture is creamy. Bring the milk infusion back to the boil, add to the yolk mixture, keep whisking and return to the rinsed saucepan. Cook over medium heat, whisking all the time, to thicken a little – be very careful not to overcook – then strain through a very fine sieve. Whisk softened gelatine into the mixture and allow to cool, whisking occasionally. When cold, churn the mixture in an ice cream maker until thick.

To marinate the blackberries:

Sort through the blackberries, removing any stems; wash and drain. Put sugar and water into a pan and heat to dissolve, then bring up to the boil. Allow to cool, then add the blackberries.

To assemble the terrine:

Line two small loaf tins, 18cm x 6.5cm (7″ x 2½”) with overlapping clingfilm. Break up the meringues and fill the bottom of each tin, add ice cream, then some of the marinated blackberries. Cover with another layer of ice cream, close with overlapping clingfilm and freeze.

Serving Suggestions

Liquidise the marinated blackberries and strain to make a sauce. Pour a little onto large dinner plates, slice the ice cream terrine and lay on top of the blackberry sauce.

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