Jul 102012
 

Its the middle of Summer and I’m enjoying Mr.Sun on one side, and dreading the constant bickering of my kids on the other. To keep me cool and to let them have some fun with occasional sweet treats in the evening I made this truffle pudding from left over sponge cake from the battenberg cake that I tried for this month’s Daring Baker’s challenge. My kids have some strange attraction towards size when they need to choose their treats. It has to be huge and slightly bigger than everyone else’s cup. After winning the biggest cup, my daughter struggled so hard to finish the pudding which was bound to happen but somehow stuffed herself like a stuffed duckling. It was hilarious to watch her move around for few minutes. Finally she declared that she’s gonna choose smaller treats next time but that hasn’t happened yet. Its still bigger cups that are more appealing to my kids. Big or small, these puddings are sure to win anyone with a sweet tooth.

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Ingredients:

Sponge cake — 1 cup (Alternatively any other cake either store bought or homemade or graham crackers can also be used )

Corn Starch — 3 Tbsp

Cocoa Powder — 3 Tbsp

Milk — 1 1/2 cups (3/4 whole milk + 3/4 skim milk)

Cane Sugar — 2 to 3 Tbsp

Salt — 1/8 tsp

Butter — 1 Tbsp

Pure Vanilla Extract — 1/2 tsp

Whipped cream — 1/2 cup

Fresh fruits (strawberries or blueberries) — 1/2 cup

Method for Chocolate Pudding (recipe from here)

1. Boil 1 cup milk in a saucepan. In another bowl, whisk corn starch, cocoa, sugar, salt and 1/2 cup milk at room temperature well without any lumps.

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2. Once the milk boils, simmer and mix in the cocoa milk in to the boiling milk. Stir continuously until thick and creamy about 10-12 mins. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla extract and butter until smooth and glossy.

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Assembling the pudding:

In an icecream bowl or glass bowl, layer cake, pudding, whipped cream and fresh fruits one above the other. Chill in refrigerator for about an hour. Serve chilled with optional chocolate shavings on top.

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My Day 1, Group 2 recipe under “Kids Delight” theme. Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM#18.

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  29 Responses to “Blueberry Chocolate Truffle Pudding”

  1. Wish to have that irresistible trifle pudding rite now, beautifully done Jayanthi.

  2. delicious looking dessert

  3. Very attractive picture..since I have not tasted blueberry, wonder if it tastes tart with chocolate?..

  4. looks so tempting and kudos to you for doing the battenberg cake – I just did not have the time but I still want to do it to accomplish the personal challenge. Having fun making crackers this month:)

    • Thanks Mireille. The battenberg cake was awesome. My kids have been pestering me to do it again. One of the best challenge to do so far. I may not be doing crackers this month, have too many things lined up for this month and no takers for crackers at home. Have fun with your challenge Mireille.

  5. love this trifle, especially the blue berries….sad i dont have any with me

  6. Delicious pudding looks so gorgeous and loved your neat presentation….

  7. Blue berry ,chocolate and fresh cream!!What a heavenly combo!Awesome clicks 🙂

  8. It’s really marvelous… i can pay anything for this…..totally superab dessert

  9. Nalini: Thanks for your lovely words.
    PJ: True right? It was an awesome combo…..and thanks for your comments.
    Preeti: pay anything? I’ll message you what I want, how abt that? Kidding….thanks for your comments.

  10. Very delicious looking trifle. Loved your battenberg cake also…

  11. awesome presentation!

  12. Yummy looking truffle pudding. Nice presentation.

  13. Triffle looks very tempting.. Awesome presentation..

  14. I just love it looks yummy

  15. Please pass a glass to me .. I would love to have one .. that too after lunch

  16. Hey thats a fantastic treat…and I am J..yes with a capital J..seriously we dont get half the fruits here…but surely a mind blowing combo..will try it with mangoes..m sure it will turn out equally good..lovely presentation Jayanthi:)

  17. OMG what a delicious looking truffle first thing i like truffels and that to this is with chocolate yummmm. why kid i can do any thing to get this in a biiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiig cup hee. lovely mouthwatering …….

  18. It is such an easy dessert to put together and looks yummy!

  19. That is one delectable dessert.

  20. you are killing me with that dessert, Jayanthi ! too good to resist ! bookmarking this to try out soon..

    btw corn starch replacable by corn flour ? and cane sugar by maybe demerera sugar??

    Kalyani
    Sizzling Tastebuds
    Hosting Walk Through Memory Lane – July 2012

    • Thanks Kalyani. I guess cornstarch and corn flour are used interchangeably. I used cornstarch as thickening agent. If you use your cornflour(white fine powder) then go ahead and use them in the recipe. Yes Demerara sugar is a type of cane sugar. If you don’t get raw cane sugar then use the regular variety, it should be fine. Please do let me know how it turned out.

  21. Looks delicious. I wish I can have some right now.

  22. Lovely recipe..I love sweets…And this needs just the basic ingredients..M going to try this soon…

    Thanks for the recipe.

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  23. it looks so good..the kind of dessert u get in restaurant …cant wait to try when i come home

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