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12 Sep

Vintage Half Hour Pudding

My husband, the boy from the Get a Bigger Wagon stories, truly loves this pudding. He keeps the leftovers in the fridge and happily warms further servings in the microwave. He assures me that this pudding keeps well for three days.  I found the original recipe, written in fountain pen, in my mother’s personal cookbook, whi...  Continue Reading

04 Dec

Steamed Apple Date Pudding

Ingredients: 1 egg ¼ cup of brown sugar ½ cup of maple syrup ½ cup of milk 1½ cups of all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon of salt ½ teaspoon of baking soda ½ teaspoon of ground cinnamon ¼ teaspoon of ground nutmeg ¼ cup of cold butter, cut into small pieces ½ cup of chopped dates 1½ cups of peeled apples, chopped ...  Continue Reading

07 May

The Boy's Favourite Homemade Butterscotch Pudding

The Boy considers this pudding to be almost as tasty as his favourite cookies.  Step One: 1 ½ cups brown sugar, light or dark ¼ cup cornstarch ½ teaspoon salt Whisk the above ingredients, together, in a medium-sized saucepan. Step Two:  3 cups whole milk 4 large egg yolks Have 2 tablespoons of butter measured and s...  Continue Reading