Spiced Rum, Pirates & Bread Pudding - by Lee & The Sweet Life
When I think of rum my mind turns to pirates, parrots and treasure, and after tasting Lakeland Fruit Spiced Rum Liqueur, I can see where my thoughts of treasure come from.
Who knew that rum could taste so good? Well, the people at Lakeland Artisan do.
You don’t get to win 45 great taste awards without knowing all about flavour.
Great flavour is why I chose to make a Lakeland Spiced Fruit Rum Pantone pudding.
Christmas is almost upon us, right? What am I always left within my cupboard after everyone has disappeared with their car boots full of gifts, mince pies, excess weight around the middle of at least 5lbs and turkey leftovers? It’s always a Pantone, or two.
This is not to say that I don’t love Pantone, I do. It’s just that because my friends know that I do, I always seem to receive at least three. Let's face it, a girl can only eat so much cake, even me!
Then I was sent a bottle of Lakeland Liqueurs Spiced Fruit Rum Liqueur and everything became clear.
Soaking the currents in the Spiced Fruit Rum Liqueur and then making a Spiced rum custard, was the perfect solution to my overfilled pantry. It also means that I can re-gift some of the Pantone. Make the bread pudding, and then give some back to the friends that originally gave me the cake.
I am a genius
With the remains of the spiced rum, I made myself a hot-spiced rum recipe from Lakeland Artisan web site.
As you can imagine, I was a very happy lady
Give one of the recipe drinks a try, and while your drinking that (with a smile on your face) make a special Pantone bread pudding with Lakeland Fruit Spiced Rum Liqueur custard.
Then make yourself another drink while you sit down to enjoy the bread pudding and click over to the Foodie Book Club with Lee & The Sweet Life
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250ml - Lakeland Liqueurs Spiced Fruit Rum Liqueur - PLUS
60ml - Lakeland Liqueurs Spiced Fruit Rum Liqueur
4 large eggs
1 Pint milk – used full fat or semi-skimmed
50g brown sugar
1 Large orange – grated rind and juice
Place currents and 250ml of Lakeland Spiced Fruit Rum Liqueur into a microwavable bowl
Put the bowl and currant mixture into the microwave and cook on High for 1 minute. Remove, give it a stir and place back in the microwave for further 1 minute. Set aside.
Slice you Pantone and arrange in an ovenproof dish (See Tip Box)
In a large jug or bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, brown sugar, orange juice and orange zest along with the 60mls of Lakeland Spiced Fruit Rum Liqueur
Add the current mixture (and the excess liquid) to the egg and milk mixture. Pour all the milk and egg mixture over the Pantone. Make sure all the cake is covered.
Place in the heated oven for approximately 40 - 50 minutes (See tip box) Until the pudding is slightly firm around the edges and a little wiggly in the centre
Or give as gifts (See Tip Box)
Oven – Remember, all oven temperatures vary, so keep an eye on your Pudding. If it looks a little too dark around the edges, cover the whole thing in foil, and continue to cook until firm around the edges and still a little wiggly in the middle.
Pantone – Don’t be too precious about slicing the Pantone. As long as the dish is full, it doesn’t matter if you tear it into pieces.
Currents- When the currents are microwaved along with the Lakeland Fruit Spiced Rum Liqueur, they absorb some of the rum and become little sponges of flavour.
Serving- If you’re not serving straight away, it’s a great pudding to re-head (sometimes better as the flavours have time to soak all the way through). To re-heat, cover in foil and place in a hot oven until hot all the way through.
As A Gift – If you are like me, and want to give this as a gift, make the pudding in small individual ramekins and adjust the cooking temperature appropriately