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To not like fruit in puddings?

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Pyjamaramadrama Sat 13-Dec-14 12:22:02

I think I'm the only person in the world who doesn't like fruit in puddings.

I love fruit on it's own, I eat every type of fruit going for snacks. But I hate it in puddings.

To me it tastes all fake and soggy, to me a pudding should be chocolatey or with caramel, cream or custard. I don't mind a bit of jam in a victoria sponge cake, or fruity flavoured things but actual pieces of fruit are just no.

So I'll eat fresh blueberries with some Greek yoghurt, but I don't like fruit that's been sat in the yoghurt, it tastes soggy and a bit bitter.

Is there anyone with me?

Bunbaker Sat 13-Dec-14 12:26:55

No. Apple crumble and Eve's pudding are two of my favourite puddings.

I prefer berries just as they are though, except for summer pudding. Pears, peaches and nectarines are nicest just as they are, but I love lemon in lots of things - lemon drizzle cake, lemon meringue pie etc.

GristletoeAndWhine Sat 13-Dec-14 12:28:02

YABU. I love fruit crumble. But anything with raisins in it is clearly wrong

NoLongerJustAShopGirl Sat 13-Dec-14 12:29:29

DD (12) hates cooked fruit too... she will tolerate jam or lemon-curd - but crumbles/pies/stewed fruit - NO..

Pyjamaramadrama Sat 13-Dec-14 12:30:34

I do love lemon drizzle cake actually but I think that's because they haven't actually got lumps of fruit.

I don't like apple crumble or apple pie.

ouryve Sat 13-Dec-14 12:31:56

YABU. I find a space for fruit (or veg!) in most of my baking. Fruitless cakes and puddings always seem unsatisfying and sickly.

JennyBlueWren Sat 13-Dec-14 12:34:59

I love fruity puddings but DH (mostly) hates them. The exceptions (that I can think of) are cherry pie and banana cake. He especially hates apple in cake. But then he doesn't particularly eat fruit.

FunkyBoldRibena Sat 13-Dec-14 12:35:47

Are you me? Every fricking year my mother tried to give me fruitcake. And every year I have to tell her I hate fruitcake!

I used to take it into work for everyone to eat but I don't work in an office now so I just have to say 'I have never liked bloody fruitcake!'

Yuk.

I do make a fab lemon tart but as you say - no actual fruit in there. Can't stand it in cereals either unless I've added it myself.

GuybrushThreepwoodMP Sat 13-Dec-14 12:41:58

I totally agree OP. Fruit shouldn't be in puddings, with meat or on pizza. It should be enjoyed in its own.

Pyjamaramadrama Sat 13-Dec-14 12:44:55

Well I'm glad I'm not the only one. Everyone in rl loves fruity puddings.

I agree I don't like fruit in cereal unless I've put it in there.

bonzo77 Sat 13-Dec-14 12:46:00

YANBU. There are a few exceptions: Apple crumble, lemon drizzle cake, Bakewell tart. Mince pies. That's all. For actual puddings I expect chocolate.

DixieNormas Sat 13-Dec-14 12:46:32

Dp is the same, wont eat any pudding with even a hint of fruit in it

GobblersKnob Sat 13-Dec-14 12:47:39

I love fruit and I love fruit in puddings. I don't like many other types of pudding and don't eat chocolate.

ithoughtofitfirst Sat 13-Dec-14 12:48:01

Polish Charlotte cake is my fave.

Apple if you must know.

YABU.

Middleagedmotheroftwo Sat 13-Dec-14 12:48:04

Are you my DH?

DoJo Sat 13-Dec-14 12:55:48

YABU - life without gateau basque isn't really a life grin.

OnTheThursdayOfChristmas Sat 13-Dec-14 12:57:20

100% with you.
I mean, I can eat it out of politeness but I'm not INTO it

tobysmum77 Sat 13-Dec-14 12:58:48

yabvu sorry grin

blackberry crumble yum yum

Mammanat222 Sat 13-Dec-14 13:09:24

I am not a massive fruit person. I much prefer veg and salad. I only eat a few fruits (kiwis, strawberries, orange melon, peeled granny smith apples, pomegranate seeds - I know I'm far too fussy)

I cannot abide fruit in desserts. Hate cooked fruit, the texture makes me feel ill. I'd sooner forgo dessert altogether.

whippetwoman Sat 13-Dec-14 13:13:19

YANBU, I have always hated fruit in puddings. I can't stand cooked fruit at all. I love fruit uncooked and will eat any sort. But cooking it. Yuck. Plus pineapple on pizza truly is the work of the devil. Glad I am not alone in my cooked fruit hate.

WanderingTrolley1 Sat 13-Dec-14 13:16:26

Yanbu.

I love fruit, just not soft, warm and mushy. Eugh!

AlpacaYourThings Sat 13-Dec-14 13:20:07

YANBU! I cannot abide pieces of fruit in cake... Bleurgh!!!

MsAspreyDiamonds Sat 13-Dec-14 13:29:54

Do you not like trifle then? There is another thread debate raging atm whether jelly should be in a trifle. They all agree that fruit, cream & custard should be in it though. You are missing out OP, nothing like a proper homemade custard with fruit in it!

Pyjamaramadrama Sat 13-Dec-14 13:35:35

I have a shocking and shameful confession. I like Birds trifle! Otherwise I eat around the fruit.

MsAspreyDiamonds Sat 13-Dec-14 14:13:49

Hahaha! It's all coming out now OP! Just put a spoonful of the fruit into your mouth along with a big spoon of custard. You know you want to!

I will excuse the heresy that is Birds trifle as the most important thing is for you to try the fruit.

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