Squidgy Fruit Pudding

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  • Makes: 6
  • Prep Time: 25 mins
  • Ready in: none
  • Difficulty: Very Easy
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Squidgy Fruit Pudding

This is a quick way to make a cheat's trifle ... great for last minute entertaining!


  • 6 ripe plums, halved and stones removed
  • 200ml (7fl.oz) water
  • 55g (2oz) caster sugar
  • 6tbsp Carnation Condensed Milk Light
  • 200g carton half fat crème fraîche
  • 350g (12oz) fresh or frozen mixed berries, defrosted
  • 300g prepared Madeira cake, cut into 12 slices
  • 2tbsp brandy
  • To finish: toasted flaked almonds

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  • Place the plums in a saucepan with the water and add the sugar, cover and gently poach for 10 minutes until tender.
  • Remove the plums and reserve the cooking liquid. Continue to boil the liquid until reduced by half.
  • Stir together the condensed milk and crème fraîche and fold in the mixed berries.
  • Divide the cake slices equally onto 6 serving plates.
  • Stir the brandy into the cooking juices and evenly drizzle over the cake slices.
  • Top with the plums then the fruit mixture.
  • Serve scattered with the toasted flaked almonds.