Festive Ice Cream Pudding

Difficulty | Serves 16 | Book 1

Festive Ice Cream Pudding
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2 cups dried mixed fruit
60ml brandy
¾ cup (100g) toasted almonds chopped
1½ teaspoons ground mixed spice
2 litres low-fat vanilla ice-cream (Peters® Light & Creamy)

Per serve
FatTotal5.7g
Saturated1.6g
Fibre1.8g
Protein4.6g
Carbs26.8g
Sugar26.4g
Sodium62mg
Kilojoules753 (cals 180)
GI RatingLow

Method

  1. Place fruit in large mixing bowl, pour brandy over fruit, leave for a few hours.
  2. Line a 6 to 8 cup pudding basin with plastic wrap.
  3. Add almonds and mixed spice to soaked fruit then fold in softened ice-cream.
  4. Spoon mixture into pudding basin then cover with plastic wrap and freeze overnight.

Variation: Replace almonds with preferred nuts e.g. pecans, walnuts, macadamias or replace brandy with rum or with any liqueur you like e.g. Cointreau, Grand Marnier, Malibu or Drambuie.

Dietitian's tip

Ideal for Christmas lunch or those very special occasions.

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