Monday, 15 February 2010

Apricot Couscous Pudding

Talking of couscous - if you like it as much as our family does then try this recipe for a change! You can use any dried fruit you like - peaches, pears or even prunes! 1/2 cup milk 3 tablespoons sugar 1/4 cup dried apricots 1 vanilla bean -- pulp scraped or vanilla essence 1 1/2 cups steamed couscous 1 container apricot flavored yogurt - (8 oz) 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon Heat milk, sugar and apricots (chopped) in medium saucepan over medium heat. Bring to simmer, remove from heat, cover and let steep for 10 minutes. Add pulp from vanilla bean to milk (or add essence) and whisk to combine. Pour mixture over couscous in bowl and add yogurt. Stir to combine. Divide evenly among 4 custard cups, sprinkle with cinnamon and refrigerate for 1 hour. This recipe yields 4 servings.