ClemenGold® and Custard Croissant Pudding

Combine the zesty juiciness of ClemenGold® mandarins with deliciously creamy custard and the comforting satisfaction of buttery croissants!

Recipe by: Thando Manyoni
Serves: 8-12
Time: 1 hour 30 minutes


  • For the ClemenGold® curd:
  • 3 large eggs
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp ClemenGold® zest
  • ½ cup ClemenGold® juice
  • 100g butter, cubed
    For the pudding:
  • 2 cups cream
  • 1 cup milk
  • 4 egg yolks
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 8 croissants
  • 1 ClemenGold® , zested
    To serve:
  • 1L vanilla custard
  • Sliced ClemenGold® mandarins

How To Make:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C
  2. Make the curd by placing the eggs and sugar in small pot, whisk to combine.
  3. Add the mandarin juice, zest and butter and cook gently over a medium-low heat whisking constantly until the mixture thickens and coats the back of a spoon.
  4. Strain through a sieve and into a bowl to remove any lumps.
  5. Transfer to a bowl and lay plastic wrap directly on the surface of the curd.
  6. Chill for 30 minutes or until cooled and thickened.
  7. To make the pudding, heat the cream and milk until just simmering then remove from the heat.
  8. In a separate bowl whisk the egg yolks and sugar together.
  9. Pour 1/3 of the cream mixture into the egg mixture, whisking vigorously while pouring.
  10. Add the egg mixture to the cream mixture. Stir in the vanilla essence and mandarin zest.
  11. Cut the croissant open and spread the ClemenGold® curd. Arrange the croissants in an ovenproof dish.
  12. Pour the custard over allow to soak for 15 minutes.
  13. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until set and golden.
  14. Serve with custard and fresh ClemenGold® slices.

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