New England Indian Pudding
This recipe was inspired by traditional New England Indian pudding. My version is made in the slow cooker instead of baking hours in the oven. Use real molasses—if it's too strong, cut the amount down to 1/3 cup. —Susan Bickta, Kutztown, Pennsylvania
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Cook: 3-1/2 hours
- 1 package (8-1/2 ounces) cornbread/muffin mix
- 1 package (3.40 ounces) instant butterscotch pudding mix
- 4 cups whole milk
- 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
- 1/2 cup molasses
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
- 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
- Vanilla ice cream or sweetened whipped cream, optional
- In a large bowl, whisk cornbread mix, pudding mix and milk until blended. Add eggs, molasses and spices; whisk until combined. Transfer to a greased 4- or 5-qt. slow cooker. Cover and cook on high for 1 hour.
- Reduce heat to low; stir, making sure to scrape the sides well. Cover and cook 1 hour longer. Stir; cover and cook 1 hour longer. Stir; cover and cook until very thick, 30-60 minutes longer. Serve warm, with ice cream or whipped cream if desired.
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Nutrition Facts2/3 cup: 330 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 83mg cholesterol, 526mg sodium, 51g carbohydrate (36g sugars, 2g fiber), 8g protein.
Originally published as New England Indian Pudding in Simple & Delicious February/March 2019
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