Self-Saucing Apple and Spiced Rum Pudding

Sweet apples and maple syrup team up with spiced rum for a taste of the islands in this easy and delicious warm saucy dessert. 

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Baking Time: 35 minutes

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Serves: 4-6

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Ingredients

Rum Sauce:

  • 1-1/2 cup (375 mL) boiling water
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) Ontario Maple Syrup 
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) butter
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) spiced rum 

Pudding:

  • 1 cup (250 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 tsp (7 mL) baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) Ontario Milk
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) butter, melted
  • 1-1/2 cup (375 mL) diced Ontario Apple (Empire, McIntosh or Spartan)

Preparation

Rum Sauce: In small saucepan, over medium heat, whisk together water, sugar, maple syrup, butter and rum until sugar is dissolved and butter is melted, about 3 minutes. Set rum sauce aside. 

Pudding: Grease 8-cup (2 L) shallow baking dish. In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking soda and salt. In small bowl, stir together milk and butter; pour over dry ingredients and stir to combine. Fold in apple; spread mixture into prepared dish.

Pour rum sauce slowly over the back of large spoon over batter. Bake in 350°F (180°C)  oven until golden brown and firm to the touch in centre, 30 to 35 minutes. Let stand at least 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrients per serving

1 Serving (When recipe serves 6):

  • PROTEIN: 3 grams
  • FAT: 12 grams
  • CARBOHYDRATE: 77 grams
  • CALORIES: 440    
  • FIBRE: 1 gram
  • SODIUM: 510 mg