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Friday, 3 February 2012

Custard Powder Fudge



RECIPE
(source: Chitra Amma's Kitchen)
Ingredients
Vanilla Custard Powder - 1 cup
Sugar - 3 cups
Water - 4 1/2 cups
Juice of 1 lime = 4 tbsps
Ghee - 2 tbsps
Cashews (or any nuts)
Cardamom Powder - a pinch (optional)
Method

1. In 1 tbsp ghee, add the broken cashews. Toast till they are slightly brown and keep aside
 
2. To the same pan, add the water & sugar
 
3. Once sugar dissolves, add custard powder & mix well
 
4. Squeeze the lemon, add cardamom powder and mix well
This is how it looks at the beginning -
 
5. As you keep stirring, it become lighter and lighter..
6. Stir until the mixture is translucent. See the pic below - 
7. Add the nuts and mix well
8. Transfer to a greased plate/pan/tin.
9. Let it cool for about half hour, cut the pieces & enjoy!
  

23 comments:

  1. interesting i 'd like to see how the custard turns traslucent too!

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  2. Hey something new dear......gud one

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  3. So pretty! It reminds me a bit of Turkish Delight!

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  4. Seriously cant take my eyes from ur irresistible click,super tempting fudge.

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  5. very tempting and yummy fudge !!

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  6. That looks lovely! Great pictorial!

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  7. Looks like halwa pieces, the glossy look..

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  8. They look yummy

    Aarthi
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  9. Sounds interesting n they look great :) I'm sure kids would love it..

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  10. wow, that looks delicious and a must try :)

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  11. This sure sounds like a cool idea, Kavi and anything with custard powder in it takes me in:)Thanks for sharing!

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  12. Very lovely yet simple,yummy dessert..Bookmarking this,Kavitha!!

    Erivum Puliyum

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  13. first time here!! nice space love the color of the custard

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  14. its so interesting the way it turns translucent... i wonder why that happens because custard is always opaque right.. nice one

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  15. cute luking fudge....and with custard really innovative.....

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  16. Fudge looks inviting Kavi. Thx for linking to the event.

    Vardhini
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  17. This looks absolutely mouth-watering, Kavi. At first sight, I thought pineapple halwa. :)

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  18. When I was a kid my mother used these custard powders to make custard and it was my favourite.
    Fudge is a new concept...:-)

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  19. interesting,very easy and delicious recipe...looks so tempting
    thanks for sending over
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  20. interesting and yummy fudge. Nice recipe

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Thanks for the feedback! :-)

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