|The Hamby Campers were very happy today!|
These days chocolate and/or coffee give me an instant headache, so are best avoided - sadly! (Of course, my faithful taste-testers have no aversion to chocolate but where's the fun in cheffing if the chef misses out on the sampling)?!
I spread the batter evenly into the top (greased) pot and arranged pear slices over the surface. Our fridge is currently overflowing with pears, so I took the opportunity to reduce the stockpile - if only by one!
The sauce was then poured over the batter, via the back of a spoon for more gentle distribution. The large pot was about three-quarters full of water and had been simmering on a hotplate while I prepared the pudding. I placed the top pot into the bottom pot, put the lid on and left the pudding to stand over the simmering water for about 20 minutes. I then transferred both pots to the thermal cooker for a further 60 minutes, before "plating up" with custard.
Mmmmm - another success!