Video:Tips for Making Baked Puddingswith Anthony Milotic
Baked Puddings are a classic British dessert that can be altered and personalized. Learn specific tips on perfecting your baked puddings in this how-to video from About.com.See Transcript
Transcript:Tips for Making Baked Puddings
Hi, I am Anthony for About.com and today I am going to show you tips for making baked puddings. I will show in that it is easy to make a baked pudding for your next dessert. Today, I am going to be using the classic Bread and Butter Pudding as an example when giving you tips for making baked puddings.
Grease The Pie Dish when Making Baked Puddings
Grease the pie dish. It is important that you grease the pie dish with butter, so that the pudding won't stick to the bottom. Make sure that you cover the entire dish to ensure that your pie will come out when serving.
Measure the Ingredients
Measure the ingredients. It is important to measure all your ingredients. Baking is an exact science and it will save yourself a disaster in the long run, so do yourself a favor and get some good measuring cups and scales.
Add Fruit & Spice
Add fruit & spice. Some baked puddings can be bland, so add some dried fruit and spices to the pudding mixture. It will take you baked pudding to the next level. Add some cinnamon and dried sultanas to the pudding to add another depth of flavor.
Don't Curdle the Eggs
Don't curdle the eggs. Most baked puddings will call for you to make a custard mixture. Be careful to only heat the milk to just boiling point and whisk into beaten eggs very slowly to ensure you don't curdle the eggs. It is also important to strain your custard mixture to remove any lumps and bumps.
How To Know When the Pudding is Done.
How to know when it's done. You will generally know when you baked pudding is done if the top is a nice golden brown color. You can also test for doneness by placing a knife into the pudding. If the knife comes out clean the pudding is done.
Serving Baked Puddings
Serving. The best way to serve a baked pudding is with thickened cream.
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