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  • Author: Pip Payne
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x


Gorgeous, indulgent tasting pudding for a fraction of the syns of the real thing.

Syns: 6 per portion


  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tbsp sweetener ((1 syn))
  • a few drops of vanilla extract
  • 250 g quark
  • 6 sponge fingers (6 syns)
  • 2 shots espresso or 1 tsp instant coffee dissolved in 2 tbsp water
  • 1 tbsp brandy (2 syns)
  • 3 tsp cocoa powder (3 syns)


  1. Whisk the egg yolk with the sweetener then beat in the vanilla essence and 2 tbsp quark.
  2. Gradually whisk in the remaining quark until you have a smooth cream
  3. Make up the coffee and mix with the alcohol in a wide shallow bowl. Soak the sponge fingers for a minute or two until softened.
  4. Spoon half the quark mixture into serving glasses, add half the sponge fingers (broken into pieces), sprinkle over 1 tsp cocoa powder then another layer of quark and another layer of sponge fingers.
  5. Sprinkle over the rest of the cocoa powder, then chill for at least 2 hours before eating.


If you wanted to cut even more syns from this recipe you could cut down the amount of cocoa powder, or even take out the alcohol. For a twist use cointreau instead of brandy.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes