Earl Grey Pudding

June 18th, 2006  | Category: Puddings and Custards

Earl Grey Pudding

Here is another interesting version of the Gum Mastic Pudding recipe I posted earlier. This time with Earl Grey… Earl Grey tea leaves added an earthy flavor to the pudding. Next time, I will try with Lapsang Souchong.



  • 1 cup flour
  • 6 cups whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 teaspoons Earl Grey tea leaves (may be replaced by 5-6 tea bags)
  • 1 vanilla pod


  1. In a medium pot, mix 2 cups of milk, 1 vanilla pod (split and seeds scraped) and 3 tablespoons of Earl Grey tea leaves. Bring to a simmer, turn the heat off and let steep for 30 minutes.
  2. In a large pot, melt the butter over medium heat. Add 1 cup flour and whisk (it will look lumpy and give the impression that this will never work with this amount of butter, but it will – trust me).
  3. Pour in 2 cups of milk gradually (whisking constantly and thereby dissolving the lumps) and simmer for 10-15 minutes. With the help of a hand blender, pulse until all the lumps are gone and the flour is absorbed completely by the milk.
  4. Pour in the remaining 2 cups of milk and 1 cup sugar and whisk until everything is incorporated.
  5. Pour in the Earl Grey/Vanilla/Milk mixture through a fine sieve and whisk until the mixture starts to thicken (about 20-30 minutes).
  6. Take off the heat, transfer to a stand mixer and beat with the whisk attachment for 20 minutes.
  7. Pour into your serving dish(es) through a fine sieve and chill.
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  1. 1 - papatya on June 21st, 2006

    Baking fairyde gördüm blogunuzun ismini ve ilk ziyaretinize geldim. Blogunuz ingilizce diye yorumları da ingilizce mi tercih ederdiniz, bilmiyorum. Ama ben Turkce bırakmayı tercih ettim. Diğer konuklar anlamasa da olur 🙂 Tarifler de ilginç ama fotoğraflar daha güzel bence 🙂 Ben de bloglar aleminde yeni sayılırım. Mayıs başından beri Girit mutfağından birşeyler aktarmaya çalışıyorum. Ben de sayfama beklerim. Sevgiler,

  2. 2 - keiko on June 22nd, 2006

    Oh Cenk, I just made something with earl grey too – your pudding looks so smooth and delicious, I’d definitely like to try it some time. Look forward to the Lapsang Souchong version also!

    I love the bowls too 😉

  3. 3 - L on July 28th, 2006

    Great photo here. The depth of field and colors are really pretty… that bowl really provided something interesting for the eye. I want one!

  4. 4 - Cenk on July 28th, 2006

    Thanks L. This was maybe the 50th photo I have taken. It is very encouraging to hear good things about it.

  5. 5 - Pille on March 26th, 2007

    I love those iittala bowls – have recently bought quite a few myself:) And I’m with Keiko here – the pudding looks delicious, so I’m adding it to my del.ici.us archive!

  6. 6 - Cenk on March 26th, 2007

    Thank you Pille. I love these bowls too.

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