Japie se Gunsteling

Japie se Gunsteling


Japie se Gunsteling recipe I dedicate to my dad. I know how much he loves Japie Se Gunsteling dessert. When I went to visit I made bobotie as the main course with Japie Se Gunsteling as dessert. It is a baked orange pudding and is really great, also for me who isn't so keen on fruit-type desserts this is something to re-consider to eat. And I actually enjoyed it myself. Japie Se Gunsteling is a very popular Afrikaans dessert and goes back a few generations. Use the best fresh oranges for this Japie Se Gunsteling recipe and you will taste the difference. The orange zest add some taste as well. I also used to make this lovely dessert in winter time as it is a baked pudding. Add your homemade vanilla ice-cream or cream to it. Or a dollop of cream. With custard or just as it is. The choice is yours. I used to dish it in a lovely bowl and present it in a simple way. Especially the older men from the Hugenote Gedenkschool Trustee Board enjoyed when I pulled out some older Afrikaans menu's. You can let it bake until it is light brown on top (this depends on your oven as welll. As I have a gas oven it tend to bake longer than a electrical oven. So for all those foreigners overseas, if you are married to a South - African spouse, you must certainly make this lovely Japie Se Gunsteling although I doubt your name is Japie too!

Serves: 4 Prep time: 15 Minutes Cook time: 30 Minutes Ready in: 45 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 410 Carbs: 72g Protein: 7g Fat: 11g

2 eggs
½ cup sugar(125 ml)
¼ cup flour(60 ml)
1 cup milk(250 ml)
¾ cup freshly squeezed orange juice(180 ml)
1 Tablespoon lemon juice(15 ml)
zest of 1 orange
2 Tablespoons melted butter(30 ml)
Beat the yolks of the eggs until light and fluffy and beat in the sugar.
Add the flour and the milk.
Add orange juice, lemon juice, orange zest and the melted butter.
In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff and fold into the egg yolk and sugar mixture.
Pour into a greased ovenproof dish that is standing in a pan or dish with warm water fill up about a third.
Bake for about 30 minutes until browned on top.
The pudding will form a fluffy crust on top,filled with a sauce underneath which formed during the baking .
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