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pwdin eva (welsh apple dessert)

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Vickie Parks
Renton, WA

Pwdin Eva (or Eve's Pudding) is somewhat similar to an apple cobbler. It's a classic Welsh dessert made with apples that are baked in their own juices and then is topped with a light vanilla sponge layer that's baked to a golden finish. It's a delicious fruit dessert with a sweet tangy undertone.

(1 rating)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For pwdin eva (welsh apple dessert)

  • 1 1/3 lb
    cooking apples - peeled, cored and roughly chopped
  • 6 Tbsp
    light brown sugar (or light muscovado sugar)
  • 1 sm
    lemon, juiced and zested
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 7 Tbsp
  • 1/2 cup
    sugar (caster sugar or super-fine sugar are best, but you can use granulated sugar)
  • 2 lg
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 13 Tbsp
    self-rising flour (it's 3/4 cup + 1 tbsp)
  • vanilla custard or whipped cream (for serving)

How To Make pwdin eva (welsh apple dessert)

  • 1
    Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • 2
    Place apple chunks, brown sugar, lemon zest, lemon juice and cinnamon in bowl, and toss until apples are well coated. Transfer to a 9-inch (2-liter) baking dish, and set aside.
  • 3
    Beat the butter and white sugar in a medium size bowl until pale and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Beat in the vanilla. Sift the flour into the bowl, and stir to incorporate flour into the butter mixture.
  • 4
    Spread the dough evenly over the apples. Place the baking dish in preheated oven and bake for 40 minutes or until the topping is lightly browned and cooked evenly.
  • 5
    Lightly dust the top with a bit of white sugar, and serve immediately with custard or whipped cream. Or let cool, and serve later at room temperature. TIP: This will freeze well for up to 3 months if wrapped well. Defrost thoroughly, then reheat thawed pudding at 350°F for 8 to 10 minutes.