Hot Lemon Puddings

Serves 6

When cooked, these puddings have a layer of lemon sponge sitting on top of a layer of hot lemon curd.


  • 50g butter
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 200g sugar
  • 50g plain flour
  • Finely grated rind and juice of 1 lemon
  • 225ml milk


  1. Preheat the oven to 150’c.
  2. Cream the butter until very soft, add the egg yolks and sugar, and beat together.
  3. Add in the sieved flour, the grated rind and juice of the lemon, and then the milk.
  4. Whisk the 2 egg whites until stiff and fold into the mixture.
  5. Pour the custard into 6 ramekins , or tea cups and bake in the preheated oven for 25 min, or until just set Or 1 large pie dish( capacity 1.2l) for 40 minutes .
  6. Cool slightly and dredge icing sugar over the top.