Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Lemon delicious pudding

lemondeliciouspudding.jpg

Leon’s new book on baking has been the talk of the Stylist office for weeks (we love their cakes), so if you’re mourning your fix of The Great British Bake Off this might sate your sweet tooth. And it will make your kitchen smell like lemon and sugar pancakes.

Preparation time

20 minutes

Cooking time

40 minutes

Ingredients (serves 6)

  • 50g unsalted butter, at room temperature, plus extra for greasing
  • 225g golden caster sugar
  • Finely grated zest and juice of 2 large lemons
  • 4 large free range eggs, separated
  • 50g self-raising flour
  • 225ml whole milk
  • Half level teaspoon cream of tartar
  • Icing sugar, for sprinkling

Method

Step 1: Heat the oven to 180˚C/350˚F/gas mark 4 and place a roasting tin half-filled with water on the centre shelf to warm up. Butter a 1.5-1.75 litre soufflé or other ovenproof dish. Whisk the butter in a large bowl until soft, add the sugar and whisk until fluffy. Gradually whisk in the lemon juice, followed by the grated lemon zest and egg yolks. Sift the flour into the mixture and stir it in with a metal spoon, then gradually stir in the milk. Stir thoroughly until very smooth.

Step 2: In a clean bowl, whisk the egg whites with the cream of tartar using an electric hand mixer until they stand in soft peaks. Then, using the metal spoon, fold them gently into the pudding mixture, a quarter at a time.

Step 3: Pour the mixture into the soufflé dish and stand it in the roasting tin of water in the oven. Bake for 40 minutes, or slightly less, in a fan oven, until risen and golden brown on top. Serve hot or cold, with a little icing sugar sifted over the top if you like.

Leon: Baking And Puddings Book 3 by Claire Ptak and Henry Dimbleby (£20, Octopus)

Related

broiche.jpg

Marmalade brioche with black figs

cheesecake.jpg

Raspberry and yoghurt cheesecake

Silvena Rowe Cake.jpg

Pistachio cake with white chocolate frosting

Comments

Latest...

Espresso tonic is the new drinks trend taking over our Instagram feeds

Meet your new obsession

28 Mar 2017

At last - Britain's first gravy bar is coming

Finally, a proper way to enjoy chips

by Anna Pollitt
27 Mar 2017

Deliveroo is giving away free ice cream to make your Monday better

That's your lunch break sorted.

by Hayley Spencer
27 Mar 2017

Bright, beautiful and bold Easter cake inspiration

Stylish bake ideas to nick and claim as your own

by Amy Swales
24 Mar 2017

10 cocktail recipes inspired by iconic women authors

Intoxicating recipes and feminist literary history: a winning combination.

by Moya Crockett
22 Mar 2017

This London restaurant has launched an ice cream breakfast menu

Our childhood dreams have come true.

by Hayley Spencer
21 Mar 2017

Forget chocolate: this Easter, it's all about the cheese egg

Why has no one thought of this before?

by Hayley Spencer
21 Mar 2017

These salad cakes are the most beautiful way to eat your greens

And pinks, and purples...

by Moya Crockett
16 Mar 2017

An insider's guide to the London bars you might not know about

Bartenders reveal your new favourite drinking dens

by Amy Swales
15 Mar 2017

Gin fans, get ready: the UK's first ever gin cruise is coming

All aboard

by Sarah Biddlecombe
15 Mar 2017