Dutch Potpourri: Semolina pudding with plums & apricots

As part of our mission to find the world’s tastiest food we have arrived in Holland to enjoy a Dutch Potpourri… For dessert we have Semolina pudding with plums & apricots – serves four people…

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Recipe info

  • Prep time: 2 hours
  • Serves: 4


  • 1 litre Milk
  • 100 g semolina
  • 85 g sugar
  • 150 g dried plums (seedless)
  • 150 g dried apricots (seedless)
  • 1 tbs cornstarch
  • 2 tbs water


  1. Pour boiling water over the dried plums and apricots and let them soak for at least 2 hours.
  2. Mix the semolina and 75 g of the sugar in a bowl. Bring the milk to boil and while stirring add the semolina/sugar mix.
  3. Let it boil for approx. 3 minutes and then pour it out in a very well cooled tin. Place the tin in the refrigerator until the mixture is firm and cold.
  4. Bring the plums and apricots to a boil using the water it was soaking in. Add the remaining 10 g of sugar.
  5. Just before serving turn over the semolina filled tin onto a large plate and decorate with the apricots, plums and sauce.
  6. Serve the remaining fruits and sauce separately in a bowl and let it reduce a little. Turn of the heat, put it in a bowl to cool.

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