Chocolate Christmas Pudding

Callebaut

Callebaut

Standard Supplier 14th October 2016

Chocolate Christmas Pudding

⁣Chocolate Christmas Pudding recipe from Callebaut

Ingredients

  • Fruits
  • 55g Dates
  • 55g apricots
  • 55g cranberries
  • Brandy and Port for macerating the fruit
  • 1 zest and juice of orange
  • 50g dried figs
  • Pudding mix
  • 100g softened butter
  • 100g muscavado sugar
  • 75g self-raising flour
  • 15g cocoa powder
  • 5g mixed spice
  • 2 eggs
  • 1x pear peeled and grated
  • 50g cake crumbs
  • 75g Guinness
  • 45g Callebaut 811 Finest Belgian Dark Chocolate (callets)
  • 45g Callebaut W2 Finest Belgian White chocolate (callets)
  • Orange and Brandy Syrup
  • 100g sugar
  • 70g orange juice
  • 30g brandy
  • Chocolate and Baileys chocolate sauce
  • 100g Callebaut 811 Finest Belgian Dark Chocolate
  • 150g whipping cream 35% fat
  • 20ml Baileys – or to taste

Method

Preparation
⁣Soak the fruits in the orange juice and the alcohol for 3 days
For the pudding mix:
· Cream the butter and sugar
together until light and creamy
· Slowly add in the eggs
· Sieve the dry ingredients together and then fold into the mix
· Add in the Guinness and grated pear
· Fold through the macerated fruits
· Fold in the chocolate callets
· Butter and flour a pudding basin
· Place a disc of silicon paper on the base of the pudding basin to prevent the pudding sticking
For the orange and brandy syrup:
⁣Bring all ingredients to the boil and then use to soak the pudding
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For the chocolate and Baileys chocolate sauce:
· Bring the cream to the boil
· Pour over the chocolate and allow to stand for 1 min
· Add the Baileys
· Whisk all ingredients together
· Serve warm

Variants of the chocolate sauce
· Infuse the cream at 60 ᵒc with earl gray tea and use milk chocolate
· Infuse different spices into the cream like cardamom, star anise, cinnamon; all of these will add an extra dimension to your sauce.
· You could take some of the
cream out and replace with fruit puree
· Dark chocolate and raspberry
sauce
· White chocolate and passion
fruit sauce