Date Pudding

  • Yield 10 to 12 servings

An old traditional favorite, Date Pudding is baked in the oven until puffed and browned.

Ingredients

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

Instructions

  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).

 

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