Date Pudding

  • Yield: 10 to 12 servings


2-- eggs
1cup granulated sugar
2tablespoons flour
1teaspoon baking powder
1cup chopped nuts
1cup chopped dates
1teaspoon vanilla
1/2pint whipping cream, whipped


  1. Beat eggs and sugar together.  Sift in flour and baking powder.  Add nuts, dates and vanilla.  Butter and flour 8-inch cake pan.  Pour pudding into pan.  Bake at 350F for about 20 minutes.  When it rises during baking and begins to brown (about 10 minutes), stir well and let it settle and continue cooking.  Do note let pudding bake until dry.  May be served with whipped cream.

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Baton Rouge’s River Road Recipes (the Junior League of Baton Rouge, La., 1959).