Clonakilty Blackpudding Crumpets

Clonakilty Blackpudding Crumpets

Serves: 6Prep Time: Cook Time:

The perfect starter for Christmas Lunch! The crumbly texture of the Blackpudding compliments the smoothness of the crème fraiche perfectly. This recipe is sure to impress your guests this festive season.

Top tip:
To make a delicious veggie version of this starter simply use Clonakilty Veggie
Pudding in place of black pudding

Ingredients

4 apples, peeled and sliced
4 tbsp of maple syrup
300g crème fraiche
Pinch of sea salt and ground black pepper
Half bunch of chives, chopped
1 x Clonakilty Black Pudding, cut into 6 x 1-inch pieces
1 tsp oil
6 crumpets, toasted

Method

1. In a medium size pan over medium heat cook the apples and maple syrup,
stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes until the apples are nice and soft but not
breaking down and the maple syrup has reduced. Set aside.
2. Mix the crème fraiche with half the chives and salt and pepper.
3. Cook the Clonakilty Black Pudding slices in a medium pan with oil over
medium heat, when hot add the pudding and cook for 4-5 minutes per side
until crispy and cooked through.
4. Divide and spread the crème fraiche over the crumpets. To assemble top
each crumpet with a slice of pudding and 2-3 pieces apples and a sprinkle of
chives