Vanilla Pudding with Cherry Compote

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9Ingredients
230Calories
30Minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cherries (canned, drained, juice reserved)
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 pinch ground cloves
  • 5 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons instant vanilla pudding
  • 2 cups milk

Directions

  1. Pour the cherry juice into a pan and bring to a boil with 4 tbsp of sugar, the cinnamon stick, star anise, cloves and vanilla extract, then reduce the heat. Meanwhile blend the cornstarch with 1/4 cup of water until it is smooth, then add to the cherry juice and simmer, stirring, until the juice thickens to a syrup. Lift out the cinnamon stick and star anise, and stir in the cherries.
  2. Mix the instant pudding with 1/4 cup milk and 1 tbsp sugar until the mixture is smooth. Meanwhile, bring the rest of the milk to a boil in a saucepan, then stir in the pudding. Bring it back to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for about a minute, stirring all the time. The custard should be quite thick.
  3. Fill four dessert glasses to halfway with the custard. Spoon in a dollop of cherry compote on one side of the glass, then a dollop of custard on the other side. Repeat the opposite way round the create a slightly striped effect in the glass, then serve.
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NutritionView more

230Calories
Sodium4%DV90mg
Fat5%DV3g
Protein14%DV7g
Carbs15%DV44g
Fiber16%DV4g

PER SERVING *

Calories230Calories from Fat25
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat3g5%
Saturated Fat1.5g8%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol10mg3%
Sodium90mg4%
Potassium520mg15%
Protein7g14%
Calories from Fat25
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate44g15%
Dietary Fiber4g16%
Sugars37g74%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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