Apple-Barley pudding is one of the easiest yet delicious dishes from Ireland. This one here is a very simple, nothing fancy dish with simple ingredients. Barley and apples both are Irish produce and this dish probably is a way to use the out of the season apple produce.
A lot of Irish recipes are with alcohol but this pudding is non-alcoholic one. This recipe has barley and apples boiled together and then pureed and served with whip cream, Yummy!
Step-by-Step Easy & Quick Recipe –
Prep Time Cook Time Total Time Yields
20 mins 30 mins 50 mins 3-4 Servings
Apples (tart) – 700 grams (peeled, cored & thinly sliced)
Barley (pearl) – 4 tablespoons (heaped)
Lemon – 4 tablespoon (juice)
Water – 1 liter
Heavy Cream – 2 tablespoon
Whip cream – 1 cup (plus 1 teaspoon sugar for each serving)
- Heat water in a heavy pot and add barley, bring it to a boil, now add apple slices and cook till both barley & apples are soft for about 30 minutes, cook and stir gently in between.
- Take off heat and then either puree the mixture or blend right in the pot with a hand stick mixer per choice.
- Now add lemon juice & sugar and bring it to a boil again (if pureed in blender, return to the pot and boil again). Take off heat and let it cool down. Once cool, refrigerate till its chilled.
- Prepare whip cream with sugar and vanilla extract in a standing mixer, whisk till the stiff peak forms.
- Now either serve cold with cream stirred in OR as a parfait with layers of the puree and whip cream and serve with a dollop of whip cream on top.
Note: Delicious apple-barley pudding is ready, serve and Enjoy!
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