Fruit Dishes

Bombe Christmas Dessert

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Bombe Christmas DessertIngredients
2 quarts (2 liters) vanilla ice cream
1/3 cup chopped glaze pineapple
1/3 cup chopped glaze apricots
1/3 cup red glaze cherries, halved
1/4 chopped glaze ginger
1 tsp mixed spice
1 tsp ground cinnamon
24 ounce (700 grams) rich fruit cake
Method
Oil a 7-cup (1.75 liter) pudding steamer bowl and line with plastic wrap.

Combine ice cream, fruit, ginger and spices in a large bowl. Spoon mixture into the prepared pudding bowl.Cover; freeze for about 1 hour or until firm.

Note: Your mixture should leave a gap of about 1/2 inch (12 mm) at the top of the bowl.

Cut cake in half and trim halves to fit on top of the ice cream mixture.Press on gently and this cake will form the base of your Christmas Bombe when it is turned out onto serving dish.

Cover and freeze overnight.

Serve with brandy sauce.

Bombe Christmas Dessert

Bombe Christmas Dessert is ideal as a replacement for traditional Christmas pudding and is much lighter.

  • 2 quarts 2 liters vanilla ice cream
  • 1/3 cup chopped glaze pineapple
  • 1/3 cup chopped glaze apricots
  • 1/3 cup red glaze cherries (halved)
  • 1/4 chopped glaze ginger
  • 1 tsp mixed spice
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 24 ounce 700 grams rich fruit cake
  1. Oil a 7-cup (1.75 liter) pudding steamer bowl and line with plastic wrap.
  2. Combine ice cream, fruit, ginger and spices in a large bowl. Spoon mixture into the prepared pudding bowl.Cover; freeze for about 1 hour or until firm.
  3. Cut cake in half and trim halves to fit on top of the ice cream mixture.Press on gently and this cake will form the base of your Christmas Bombe when it is turned out onto serving dish.
  4. Cover and freeze overnight.
  5. Serve with brandy sauce.

Note: Your mixture should leave a gap of about 1/2 inch (12 mm) at the top of the bowl.

bombe christmas dessert

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