300g golden caster sugar Jan Moir reflected on a selection of retro puddings, after Jane Garvey claimed Arctic Roll (pictured) is a 'low-level pudding'. Fat 2.4g. They’ve got to be kidding. Can anything so innocently formed of ice cream, sponge and fruit be so bad? ‘I do apologise if you’re a big, big fan of Arctic Roll,’ she sniffed. We saw the contestants tackle mini quiches, custard finger doughnuts and an ice cream show stopper, which of course happened to be filmed on the hottest day of the year (seems to be the recurring situ season on season) so I thought I’d throw it back to a childhood favourite of mine and make an Arctic Roll! Now take a look at my retro pudding trolley …, Jan said Viennetta (pictured) was considered the height of sophistication in the 1980s. Pour the mixture into the loaf tin and freezer for 1 hour. How does it taste? ½ TSP baking powder Using the spatula, shape the ice cream into a sausage measuring around 35cm. Electric mixer Roll the ice cream back up with the greaseproof paper, then wrap again in cling film. Heat the oven to 200 degrees. Last week we saw 80’s week hit our screens as we all settled down to watch The Great British Bake Off knowing there was another lockdown looming, which if I’m honest is the perfect time to start baking yourself – it’s a great way to kill the time and you have a delicious homemade treat to enjoy at the end. In a separate bowl, whisk the yolks, icing sugar and vanilla flavouring to form a pale and billowy texture. 1. And not a whiff of wet cardboard in sight — it would be fun to make with children. It was originally sold in oblong, cardboard cartons, which unfolded, to allow the ice cream to be sliced and served between two flat wafers. Stay tuned for more bakes and cakes over the coming weeks…. That is the lowest of the low. Published: 22:04 GMT, 22 April 2020 | Updated: 23:08 GMT, 22 April 2020. Mix until the flour is completely combined. I have hopelessly over jammed and under-creamed my Arctic Roll. To be fair, she is not alone. Pictured: Angel Delight. Pop the caster sugar, Vimto, mixed berries and lemon in a boiling pan and bring it to the boil for around 5 minutes. Along with our talented contributors we will continue to bring you the best and brightest Manchester has to offer. 60ml Vimto Iceland is also selling raspberry ripple ice cream , which costs £1.50 for a 2L tub. I want to be honest here. Once it’s cool enough to handle, keep the greaseproof paper attached and fold the sponge into a long cylinder lengthways. 7%. 100g golden caster sugar Hit us up if you try this recipe, I’d love to see your posts on Instagram! 2. I sprinkle some caster sugar on top and hope for the best. I don’t have to look far to find a recipe — there is one prominently displayed on the BBC’s Good Food website. Rishi Sunak reveals the UK's devastating Covid bill: Chancellor says the economy will not recover until the END of 2022 as government borrows £394bn this year and GDP plunges 11.3% - as he unveils multi-billion pound package to protect jobs, Part of the Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday & Metro Media Group. 2 eggs, separated 3. Roll inwards tightly using the greaseproof paper. To assemble: Unwrap the Swiss roll, spread with jam, slap in the ice cream cylinder, roll it all up and stick it back in the freezer. Begrudgingly, I agree. We will automatically post your comment and a link to the news story to your Facebook timeline at the same time it is posted on MailOnline. Working quickly, take the ice cream out the freezer. That’s a terrible thing to say about an innocent sponge filled with ice cream and raspberry sauce! Jan Moir picked out a selection of retro British puddings, after BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour presenter Jane Garvey, was forced to apologise for claiming that Arctic Roll is a 'low-level pudding'. In a third bowl, whip the double cream until thick enough to hold its shape. But is Arctic Roll so terrible? Suitable for vegetarians; Each 1/5 of a roll. You can still buy the cardboard packages in Tesco, although plastic cartons of the soft scoop version are more widely available. The food writer and author Nigel Slater once likened the 1970s family favourite to a ‘frozen carpet’ that tasted like ‘cold cardboard’ — just a ‘tube of vanilla ice-cream wrapped by wet sponge and ring of red jam so thin it could have been drawn on with an architect’s pen’. Tag @thefoodrubiks and @mcrfinest in your pictures. Discover the best independent bars, restaurants, arts & culture in Manchester.