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Semolina Pudding With Dried Fruit in Syrup

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Convenient to prepare in advance, semolina pudding reminds us of grandma's cooking. The dessert changes taste according to the dried fruit chosen.

Preparation:Refrigeration:Total time:

15 minutes

30 minutes

45 min

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  • 5 l of milk
  • 2 sockets of salt
  • 100 g of durum wheat semolina
  • 1 lemon
  • 180 g of sugar
  • 100 g of mixed dried fruit, example apricots
  • dates and mangoes
  • 1 l of orange juice
  • a bit cinnamon powder


  1. Bring the milk to the boil with the salt. Sprinkle in the semolina and let it swell over low heat for approx. 10 minutes. Finely grate the lemon zest. Squeeze the juice. Incorporate the zest, juice and 120 g of sugar into the semolina. Rinse the moulds under cold water. Pour in the semolina and refrigerate for approx. 30 minutes.
  2. Cut the dried fruit into small pieces. Cook over low heat with the remaining sugar, orange juice and cinnamon for approx. 2 minutes. Let it cool down. Turn the puddings upside down and serve with the dried fruit in syrup.

Useful tips

The dried fruit in syrup can be served warm or cold. Semolina puddings are also delicious with strawberries or rhubarb compote.

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