Feijoa sponge pudding

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  • 10 medium sized feijoas
  • finely grated rind of 1/2 lemon
    2 tablespoons sugar
  • 125 g butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup milk





Preheat oven to 180 C
Place chopped and peeled feijoas into the bottom of a pie dish or casserole dish. sprinkle over lemon rind and sugar.
Beat butter and sugar together until pale and creamy, add egg and milk. Sift in flour and baking powder. Spread the sponge mixture over the feijoas and bake for half an hour or until golden brown.

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12 thoughts on “Feijoa sponge pudding

    • Fejoa’s are a fruit that is plentiful in Autumn in New Zealand. They are green, oval shaped, about the size of a hen’s egg or bigger, and the flesh is creamy white and has a strong and pretty pine perfume. People either love them or hate them! They are delicious.

  1. Made the Feijoa sponge with sliced apple.It was so yummy.My family was looking for more.Would recommend.It’s easy for kids to make aswell with adult supervision.

  2. Cooked this scrumptious delight and I have been highly praised by the family ever since. It was so fabulous, thank you Helen. Ps treated my mum to your panko crumbed snapper on cauli purée for dinner and it was just fabulous too, thanks again. Kathryn

  3. Made this for dessert & it was scrumptious. Would definately make it again. Would recommend this recipe to anyone who likes/loves feijoas.