Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Tapioca Pudding

When you are catering for large group there are many simple dishes that would work wonders at the party. Among them is the tapioca pudding which blends good with any events.

This recipe yields 80 portions.


Milk 9 qt
Small pearl Tapioca 3 lb
Sugar 1.5lb
Salt 2 tsp
Vanilla bean 5 ea
Egg yolks 8 ea
Sugar 1.5 lb
Heavy cream 1 qt


  • Soak tapioca in milk overnight
  • Bring tapioca, milk, salt, 1lb of sugar and the vanilla beans to a hot, using a double boiler. Cook tapioca until it's translucent and tender and mixture is very thick.
  • Mix egg yolks with remaining sugar. Remove tapioca from heat, add egg mixture into tapioca and cool mixture over ice.
  • When cold, fold in one quart of soft peak whipped cream.
  • Garnish with your choice of fresh fruit (i.e raspberreis, blackberries and sauteed apples).

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