Old-Fashioned Date Pudding

  • Yield 6 servings


2 cups dates, cut into bite-size pieces
3 tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup boiling water
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon egg
1 1/3 cups flour
1/2 cup chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease an 8-by-8 cake pan and set aside. Place dates, butter, and baking soda in mixing bowl.
  2. Add boiling water and stir until butter is melted. Add sugar and egg and stir until mixed. Stir in flour and nuts.
  3. Pour into the prepared pan and bake for 40 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  4. Serve warm with whipped cream.

Recipe by Pamela Miller.



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