Semolina Pudding is a German dessert that can be made very simple with just 3 ingredients, semolina, sugar and milk.
But this recipes has a more indulgent touch and a little special something that brings the simple semolina pudding to another level. The velvet, creamy texture of this dessert gives it a festive touch.
How is semolina pudding called in German?
Semolina pudding is called either "Griessbrei" or "Griesspudding" in German speaking countries.
How to pronounce "Griessbrei" and "Griesspudding" in German?
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How to make German Semolina Pudding Video Tutorial
Authentic German Semolina Pudding Recipe
- 3 ⅓ cups milk
- ½ cup soft wheat semolina
- 2 tbsp. sugar
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1 pinch of salt
- 1 large egg
- 1 tbsp. butter
- Add milk and sugar to a sauce pan, mix well and bring to a light simmer.
- Gradually add the semolina while stirring.
- Bring to a light simmer, cover with a lid, and remove from heat.
- Allow to sit for about 5 min.
- In the meantime, separate the egg.
- Beat the egg white with a pinch of salt until stiff peaks form.
- Add the egg yolk to the semolina pudding and mix well until fully incorporated.
- Stir in butter and vanilla extract.
- Fold in egg white.
How to Serve Semolina Pudding?
Semolina pudding is delicious warm but can also enjoyed chilled. You can eat the pudding as is, with a cinnamon-sugar mixture or my favorite topping is apple sauce or fruit compote.