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Under normal circumstances, I would call it Eve's Pudding or apple sponge, but we're still cooking in the post-Christmas era, so it's a little bit more than just Eve involved in this one! I think I'll call it Thieves' Pudding, as it's kind of a mixture between Stollen and apple sponge.
What did I have to use up to concoct this sweet delight?
Here goes for the recipe:
A tub of stewed apples, the last gleaned from the garden trees, even although the fruit looked past its best. It got cored, peeled, chopped, stewed and frozen anyway!
The final couple of spoons scraped from the big jar of Christmas cranberry sauce (with whole cranberries).
A small jar of mincemeat with some chopped nuts
A packet sponge mix
3 bantam eggs that Fonzie, Bernice and Mrs Splashy managed to lay over the past week.
All the fruit based 'stuff' got mixed together and put in the bottom of my lasagne dish and then covered in sponge mix. It took quite a long time to bake in the mini oven but it eventually cooked to produce enough pudding to last all week. It tastes delicious!
I may not be in any way, shape or form a chef, nor am I any form of domestic goddess, but adventurous in the kitchen, I most certainly am! :)
Never be afraid to mix and match, especially when it comes to puddings! If in doubt, it all tastes great under frugal custard!