Frankenstein Marshmellow
October 15, 2020

Enjoy this recipe with cup of tea.

Ingredients

25g/1oz butter, plus extra for greasing

8 thin slices bread

50g/2oz sultanas

2 tsp cinnamon powder

350ml/12fl oz full-fat milk

50ml/2fl oz double cream

2 free-range eggs

25g/1oz granulated sugar

Directions

Grease a 1 litre/2 pint pie dish with butter. Cut the crusts off the bread. Spread each slice with on one side with butter, then cut into triangles.

Arrange a layer of bread, buttered-side up, in the bottom of the dish, then add a layer of sultanas. Sprinkle with a little cinnamon, then repeat the layers of bread and sultanas, sprinkling with cinnamon, until you have used up all of the bread. Finish with a layer of bread, then set aside.

Gently warm the milk and cream in a saucepan over a low heat to scalding point. Do not let it boil. Crack the eggs into a bowl, add three-quarters of the sugar and lightly whisk until pale. Add the warm milk and cream mixture and stir well, then strain the custard into a bowl. Pour the custard over the prepared bread layers, sprinkle with nutmeg and the remaining sugar and leave to stand for 30 minutes. Preheat the oven to 180C/160C Fan/Gas 4. Place the dish into the oven and bake for 30–40 minutes, or until the custard has set and the top is golden brown

Benefits

Healthy dessert

Muscles building

Boost immune system

Boost energy

Enrich in protein