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Quince & Cardamom Steamed Puddings



15 portion(s)

Quince Puree

  • 1 large or 2 small quinces, (250-300)g
  • 30-40 g lemon juice
  • 1 strip lemon zest, peeled with peeler, (6-7cm), no white pith
  • 1 star anise
  • 150 g raw sugar
  • 40 g water


  • 100 g Butter, unsalted
  • 100 g sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Paste/Extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 100 g Self Raising Flour
  • 1 tsp ground cardamom (or you can mill this before you start)


  • 500 g water
  • 140 g reserved quince puree, (half a cup)
  • 120 g sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla paste / extract

Recipe's preparation

    Quince Puree
  1. Can be made up to a week in advance (kept in fridge).Wash quince and cut into 8 wedges. Remove seeds and core. Do not peel.Chop wedges into 1-2cm cubes.Place all Puree ingredients inot bowl and cook for 50mins/100°C///MC in  until quince is soft and pulpy.Pulverise at speed 8 for 15 secs. Set aside.

  2. Puddings
  3. Place all pudding ingredients in bowl and mix at speed 6 for 20-25 secs until mixture is smooth.Line Varoma tray and base with 15 silicone patty pans.Reserve 1/2 cup of quince puree for sauce. Place half a dessertspoonful of remaining quince puree into the bottom of each patty pan.Spoon about 1 Tbs pudding mixture on top to fill patty pan 3/4 full.Cover with Varoma lid.Add all Sauce ingredients to the bowl, plus any remaining quince puree. Place Varoma in position and steam for 25 mins/Varoma temp/speed 2. 

  4. Sauce
  5. When puddings have finished steaming, remove Varoma.With MC off, cook sauce for another 10 mins /Varoma temp/speed 2 to reduce and thicken. If too sweet, add 1 tsp of lemon juice.

  6. To Serve
  7. Place a spoonful of sauce in serving bowl/plate. Carefully invert a pudding onto sauce and remove silicon mold. Quince puree should be on top.Serve with a little dollop of whillped cream, if desired.


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Can be made gluten free by using GF flour.Can be made dairy free by subsituting dairy free margarine for butter.Can subsitute ground ginger for cardamom for a different flavour.

Easily made in TM31 or TM5.

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