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17 Apr

Versatile Lemon Pudding

(From scratch, using flour, cooked in the microwave oven) This filling is delicious, chilled in a bowl or served from the freezer on a hot summer day. Make it with or without meringue. It is also the perfect filling for prebaked tart or pie shells.  Make sure you have granulated sugar, all-purpose flour, salt, 3 eggs, a juicy...  Continue Reading


20 Mar

Best Ever Microwaved Rice Pudding

I have been making this recipe since the early 1980s. I have a 1200 watt microwave oven, and I cook this recipe at Power 8.  Your plain rice can be cooked in your preferred way: steamer, pressure cooker, stovetop, microwave, or conventional oven. Ingredients: 3 beaten eggs 2 cups of milk 1/3 cup of sugar 1 teaspoon o...  Continue Reading


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