Strawberry Blancmange on a glass plate, topped with fruit


Blancmange Recipe

Blancmange is a recipe that has been around since medieval times but consisted of rice and capons. It's a retro, fun, summer dessert that is easy to whip up with little ingredients and no baking.

Prep Time - 10 minutes                      Ready To Serve In - 3 hours

All you need is...

  • 2-3 tablespoons of sugar (depending on your taste)
  • 1 pint of milk 
  • 1 Blancmange sachet

Blancmange packet on a blue cutting board with 1 TBSP, sugar filled dish, and a measuring cup filled with milk

 1- Empty the contents of the sachet into a bowl, add the sugar plus 3 tablespoons of milk. Mix until it is a smooth paste.

a pink paste in a mixing bowl on a blue cutting board and wooden table

 2- Heat the remaining milk in a saucepan until warm.

3- Add some of the warm milk to the paste, mix, then add the rest and stir well. Return it to the saucepan.

4- Bring to a boil, then stirring continuously, simmer gently for at least one minute.

milk in a saucepan on the stovetop

5- Rinse your mould (or pudding bowl) with cold water and then pour in the liquid.

6- Allow it to cool to room temperature and pop in the fridge for at least three hours until set.

Blancmange being poured into a pudding bowl

7- Serve chilled and consume within two days.

Strawberry Blancmange on a glass plate, topped with fruit