Pudding: Grandma's Indian Pudding

posted by Ann Sanders 11-26-102 11:09 AM

Grandma's Indian Pudding

4 1/2 cups milk
3/4 cup yellow cornmeal
11/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
3/4 cup molasses
3 large eggs, beaten
1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
Vanilla ice cream, or sweetened whipped cream

Heat oven to 300. Lightly grease a 2 qt. souffle dish and set aside.

In a large saucepan combine milk, cornmeal, butter and salt. Heat slowly and bring to a boil, whisking constantly. Remove from heat.

In a small bowl combine brown sugar, molasses, eggs, cinnamon and ginger. Stir into cornmeal mixture. Pour into prepared dish and bake on cookie sheet, 2 hours.

At the end of 2 hours, turn oven off, and leave pudding oven to set, about 30 minutes more. Serve warm or at room temperature with ice cream or whipped cream. Makes 10-12 servings

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