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Asyn Poeding (Vinegar Pudding) 

Although the name Asyn Poeding (Vinegar Pudding) seems to suggest something sour and vinegary, the vinegar is only in the syrup and is actually a nice subtle counterbalance to the sweetness, as well as marrying beautifully with the spices.

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Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 500 ml water

  • 500 ml sugar

  • 125 ml vinegar

  • 30 ml butter

  • 125 ml brown sugar

  • 2 eggs, beaten

  • 375 ml cake flour

  • 5 ml bicarbonate of soda

  • 10 ml ground ginger

  • 2 ml grated nutmeg

  • 2 ml salt

  • 30 ml apricot jam

Method
  1. Boil water, sugar and vinegar together for 5 minutes to make syrup — allow to cool

  2. Meanwhile, cream butter and brown sugar, then add eggs, beating constantly

  3. Sift flour, bicarbonate of soda, ginger, nutmeg and salt into egg mixture, mixing well

  4. Add apricot jam, blending thoroughly

  5. Pour syrup into a baking dish and spoon batter into it

  6. Bake at 180°C for about 40 minutes

  7. Serve warm with custard.

Category: Desserts

Cuisine: South African

Sub-Category: Pudding

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