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Pouding de canneberges et de pommes à la vapeur

avec beurre à la cassonade

Christmas Pudding

Pas besoin de célébration particulière pour savourer ce dessert réconfortant, moelleux et absolument délicieux. Il incorpore des pommes, des canneberges et des raisins de Corinthe pour donner une touche festive qui réchauffera les cœurs lors des soirées d’hiver. Ne vous laissez pas intimider par la longueur de la recette : vous pouvez préparer le pouding et le beurre au préalable (voir les conseils du chef à la fin de la recette).

Donne 12 portions

Ingrédients

Pouding

  • 1 tasse (240 ml) de farine tout usage non blanchie
  • 1 c. à thé (5 ml) de gingembre moulu
  • 1 c. à thé (5 ml) de cannelle moulue
  • ½ c. à thé (2,5 ml) de clous de girofle en poudre
  • ½ c. à thé (2,5 ml) de muscade en poudre
  • ¾ c. à thé (4 ml) de levure chimique
  • ½ c. à thé (2,5 ml) de sel de mer fin
  • 3 tasses (720 ml) de pommes séchées, coupées en gros morceaux
  • 2 tasses (475 ml) de canneberges séchées
  • 1 tasse (240 ml) de raisins de Corinthe secs
  • 4 tasses (950 mL) de chapelure constituée de mie d’ovale calabrais ACE passée au robot culinaire
  • 1 tasse (240 ml) de cassonade, tassée
  • 3 gros œufs
  • ½ tasse (120 ml) de beurre non salé, fondu
  • ⅓ tasse (80 ml) de sirop d’érable
  • ½ tasse (120 ml) de rhum brun ou de bourbon
  • 1 c. à table (15 ml) de zeste de citron
  • 2 c. à thé (10 ml) d’extrait de vanille

Brown Sugar Butter

Makes 2½ cups (600 mL)

  • ½ cup (120 mL) packed brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup (80 mL) dark rum or bourbon
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) lemon zest, lightly packed
  • 1½ cups (360 mL) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • ⅔ cup (160 mL) confectioner's sugar

Préparation

  1. Butter a 6-cup (1.4 L) bundt pan, or non-stick pan.
  2. Sift flour, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, baking powder and salt in a large mixing bowl. Add dried fruit and toss to coat. Mix in bread crumbs.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk brown sugar, eggs, melted butter, maple syrup, dark rum or bourbon, lemon zest and vanilla and thoroughly blend. Pour over dry ingredients and stir until well-combined.
  4. Fit a trivet or shallow bowl (upside down) into the bottom of a pot that is at least 4 inches (10 cm) wider and 2 inches (5 cm) higher than your mould. Pour the batter into the pan mould, leaving the top inch (2.5 cm) free for the pudding to expand. Lay a buttered circle of parchment paper over the batter, buttered-side down, and cover the top of the mould with foil, securing it over the edge to keep out any condensation.
  5. Lower the mould onto the trivet in the pot and carefully pour water three-quarters of the way up the mould. Bring the water to a boil and then lower the temperature to medium-low making sure that the water stays at a simmer. Cover with the pot lid and let sit to steam for 2.5 hours, checking every half hour and top up with water if necessary.
  6. For the Brown Sugar Butter
  7. Mix the brown sugar and two-thirds of the dark rum or bourbon in a heavy small saucepan over medium-low heat until the sugar dissolves. Mix in lemon zest and cool to room temperature.
  8. Beat the butter with an electric mixer until fluffy. Add remaining bourbon or dark rum, brown sugar mixture and confectioner's sugar and beat until very smooth and fluffy.
  9. Assembly
  10. Remove the pudding from the pot, set on a rack and allow to cool for 10 to 15 minutes. Take off the parchment paper and invert the mould onto a baking sheet. If the pudding sticks, try gently easing the sides away from the baking pan with a knife.
  11. Transfer to a serving plate and either pipe the Brown Sugar Butter into rosettes around the plate, or spoon into a bowl and serve on the side.
  12. We've decorated our pudding with kumquats and figs, but feel free to place any garnish around the plate that is seasonal.

Cook's Tips

  • When preparing in advance, wrap the pudding dishes in plastic wrap after cooling completely and refrigerate. To reheat, repeat the steaming process for about 1 hour or until warmed through, or heat in the microwave in a microwaveable dish.
  • You can prepare the Brown Sugar Butter up to one week in advance and store by either piping into rosettes and placing them on wax paper in a container, or place in a ramekin and refrigerate. 

This recipe is from ACE Bakery.