- 1/2 cup light molasses
- 1/2 cup hot water
- 2 teaspoons baking soda
- 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon cornstarch
- Dash salt
- 1 cup heavy whipping cream
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- In a mixing bowl, combine all pudding ingredients in order given. Pour into a well-greased 4-cup pudding mold. Place in a deep kettle on a rack. Fill kettle with boiling water to 1-in. depth; cover kettle and boil gently. Replace water as needed. Steam about 1 hour or until pudding tests done. Let stand 5 minutes before removing from mold. Meanwhile, prepare sauce by combining sugar, cornstarch and salt in a saucepan. Add cream and butter. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture begins to boil. Boil for about 1 minute. Remove from the heat and stir in vanilla. Serve pudding and sauce warm. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Reviews forSteamed Cranberry Pudding
"my grandmother made this exact recipe every year all through my childhood and ourf amily will not have Thanksgiving or Christmas without this pudding! We now have at least a fifth generation hooked on it. We do substitute half and half for the heavy cream and some prefer the light molassis and some prefer sorgum in place of the molassis . i have been steaming mine in an electric rice steamer with great results. I will admit i have cut back on the sugar too with no complaints, but i havent told anyone i did that! we mix the pudding and then stir in the cranberries last so they don't get too chopped up. we cut the fresh cranberries in half or lightly chop with a hand chopper."
"Outstanding!!!!!! You have to try it. Also try this: 1 Cup Sugar, 1 Cup Heavy Cream and 1 stick of real butter. Heat stiring pour warm over pudding. Yum!"
"This is very close to what I have had since I was about 8 years old every Thanksgiving and Christmas. I'm now 64 and still love it. The recipe was handed down from my Aunts Mother in Law who was from the east coast of Canada. They came to the States over 100 years ago. My Family loves this recipe. I have made cookbooks for my boys and of course this recipe is in it."