Jam roll pudding

Posted on July 14, 2009. Filed under: Sweets | Tags: , , , |

A rich dinnertime pudding.

Cooking Time : 10 mins.
Preparation Time : 15 mins.

Serves 8.

3 teacups mixed fruits (pineapple, peaches, cherries)

1 jam roll

1 packet (100 grams) raspberry jelly
200 grams fresh cream
4 tablespoons powdered sugar (approx.)

1 teacup custard sauce

1. Cut the roll into even slices.
2. Arrange these slices on the bottom and sides of medium bowl.
3. Melt the jelly in 3 teacups of boiling water. When cold, put to set in the refrigerator.
4. When the jelly is set, chop it into small pieces.
5. Beat the cream and sugar until thick.
6. Mix the fruit, custard sauce, cream and half of jelly and fill into the bowl. Chill for 1/2 hour in the freezer compartment of a refrigerator.
7. To serve, invert on a plate and decorate with the remaining jelly and a little fruit and cream.


A sponge roll which can also be served as a dessert with whipped cream or cold custard sauce.

Cooking Time : 10 mins.
Preparation Time : 20 mins.

Serves 6 to 8.

2 large eggs
55 grams castor sugar
55 grams plain flour (maida)
3 tablespoons raspberry jam
a little melted butter or margarine
powdered sugar for covering the roll
1. Take a 225 mm. x 350 mm. (9″ x 14″) Swiss roll tin. Apply melted butter, put greaseproof paper over it and apply melted butter once again over the paper.
2. Beat the eggs and sugar very well until thick and double in quantity. This should take 4 to 5 minutes.
3. Add the flour and mix well with a metal spoon.
4. Pour the mixture into the prepared Swiss roll tin.
5. Bake in hot oven at 450°F for 7 to 9 minutes.
6. When the roll is springy to touch, take out immediately. This is most important beacause an overbaked roll will crack whilst rolling.
7. Sprinkle a sheet of greaseproof paper lavishly with powdered sugar.
8. Invert the roll on this sheet and then peel off the paper from the top.
9. Make a roll with the help of the sugared paper. Allow it to cool for some time.
10. When the roll is cold, gently unroll and spread the jam.
11. Reroll and sprinkle with powdered sugar.
12. Cut into slices adn serve.


Cooking Time : 5 mins.
Preparation Time : 5 mins.

Makes 2 teacups.

2 teacups milk
4 teaspoons sugar
2 level tablespoons custard powder
1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
1. Mix the custard powder in 1/2 teacup of cold milk to a smooth paste.
2. Put the rest of the milk to boil with the sugar.
3. When the milk starts boiling, add the custard powder gradually.
4. Cook for 1 minute.
5. Cool the sauce and add the vanilla essence.
Note : Increase the quantity of custard powder to obtain thick sauce.

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