Milk pudding is creamy and silky and makes a luscious breakfast or an elegant simple gourmet dessert. To make a delicious milk pudding all you need are milk, sugar, gelatin, eggs, and pure vanilla extract. This dish can be enjoyed on its own. Or you may enjoy it topped with fresh fruits, garnished with mint, or sprinkled with corn flakes, nuts or cereals. This light and delicate treat makes the morning extra special. To end a special night it also makes a light and sumptuous dessert.
By adding colors, flavors and textures you can turn this very simple dish to a more elaborate piece. Fresh fruits like strawberries, blueberries, or raspberries make a romantic and vibrant topping to simple gourmet recipe. To make a lovely red fruit medley you can also use all three in one pudding. For a surefire aphrodisiac delight top the fruits with a rich chocolate sauce. For breakfast, bananas or coconut shavings are memorable garnish to this recipe. For an elegant contrast and indulgent flavor you can also top the milk pudding with chocolate shavings. Sprinkle some cornflakes and raisins or cranberries and top with some plain or flavored yogurt if you want a healthier or more nutritious dessert.
To this milk pudding recipe chocolate, caramel or fudge syrup all makes potentially exquisite toppings. Milk pudding is a healthier version of ice cream sundae. You can dress up milk pudding in a similar fashion as the ice cream sundae and serve them in tiny bowls or stylish glasses complete with a cherry on top. Milk pudding also makes a nutritious snack for kids. As many people are fond of milk pudding this is also a great dish to bring to a potluck party. Using almond extract or lemon extract you can also play with this recipe instead of vanilla extract. The eggs should be beaten very well until smooth to make a creamy pudding before adding it to the milk.
1/ liter milk
1 ½ cup sugar
½ cup plain gelatin
2-3 eggs, well beaten
1 teaspoon rich vanilla extract
1. Boil the milk with beaten eggs in a saucepan, keep stirring. Allow it to cook for 2-3 minutes.
2. Mix gelatin with hot water in a separate saucepan, mix well and pour this to the above mixture.
3. To this add vanilla and sugar. Stir well till it dissolves completely.
4. Allow it to cool and pour into serving dishes. Then refrigerate it for couple of hours. With your favorite sauce serve chilled.