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    Lemon and Mango Surprise Pudding

    This is one of those scrumptious dessert mixtures that separates during cooking to form a golden spongy crust on top with a smooth, fruity custard underneath. Serve with lemon sorbet.

    • Vegetarian
    • Preparation time: 30 minutes
    • Cooking time: 45 minutes
    • Total time: 1 hour 15 minutes 60 minutes 15 minutes

    Serves: 8


    • 75g Waitrose English Butter, at room temperature
    • 175g caster sugar
    • Grated zest and juice of 2 lemons
    • 4 Waitrose Medium Free Range Eggs, whites and yolks separated, at room temperature
    • 50g plain flour
    • 4 mangoes, skinned, stoned and diced
    • 500ml Waitrose Skimmed Milk
    • Lemon sorbet, for serving


    1. Preheat the oven to 180°C, gas mark 4. Using an electric whisk, beat together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Whisk in the lemon zest and juice, and 3 of the egg yolks.
    2. Sift the flour over the mixture, then add the mango pieces and milk, stirring gently.
    3. In a separate bowl, whisk the 4 egg whites until they form soft peaks, then gently fold into the mango mixture. Pour into a 2-litre baking dish and cook for 45 minutes until golden and set. Serve with scoops of lemon sorbet.

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