TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 9 servings


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Whipped cream

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 308 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 149mg sodium, 70g carbohydrate (57g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.


  1. In a small bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, milk and salt; stir until well blended. Spread evenly in a lightly greased 9-in. square baking dish. in a saucepan, combine raisins, brown sugar, water and butter. Bring to a boil. Stir in vanilla. Pour gently over flour mixture. Do not stir. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Serve warm with whipped cream. Yield: 9 servings.
Originally published as Raisin Surprise Pudding in Grandma's Great Desserts Cookbook 1992, p70

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Shereneg1973 User ID: 8763715 243414
Reviewed Feb. 7, 2016

"Easy to make, and a good base recipe. I made it exactly, but we found it WAY to sweet. Will definitely make it again, but cut the sugars in half."

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