DATE PUDDING

Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings
Serves: 12-15
Prep Time:
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Cooking Method: Bake

Ingredients

3 c brown sugar
3 1/2 c water
2 or 3 Tbsp butter
1/2 c brown sugar
1 c milk
1 c chopped nuts (pecans or walnuts)
1 c chopped dates (pitted)
2 c all purpose flour
4 tsp baking powder

The Cook

Ellen Bales Recipe
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Cooked to Perfection
Indianapolis, IN (pop. 942,208)
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Member Since Jun 2010
Ellen's notes for this recipe:
Great addition at Christmas, Thanksgiving, Easter, or anytime family and friends get together. WARNING: very rich!
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Directions

1
Combine first 3 ingredients. Make a syrup and boil 3 minutes. Pour into lightly floured 9x13 inch pan.
2
Combine remaining ingredients to make dough. Drop dough into the hot syrup by spoonsful.
3
Bake in moderate oven (350) for 30 minutes.
Serve warm with whipped cream.
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user Ellen Bales Starwriter - Oct 7, 2012
I shared a photo of this recipe. View photo
user Susan Cutler suak - Dec 2, 2012
Hi Ellen, I have a bag of dates just waiting for your recipe. lol I am going to try this one also...it sounds wonderful, and we love Dates!! Thanks!

Sue
user Ellen Bales Starwriter - Dec 3, 2012
I have to tell you what happened last year. I made a big double recipe for my family's Christmas dinner. Took it straight from the oven and headed out to the car for a 50 mile drive. Oh, forgot to mention it was in a glass Pyrex pan. Got to the dinner, carried it inside and opened the casserole carrier. The glass pan was in a million pieces with date pudding running out all over the place!
There's a lesson for new cooks--and old ones like me should know better. I'm told Pyrex will go from cold to hot easily, but not vice versa. We live and learn!
user Susan Cutler suak - Dec 3, 2012
OMG! That must have been awful for you...I set a huge pyrex dish housing a large ham ready to go into my oven one Easter. I had company and family there. The burner had not been turned off completely and it did not tell me! LOL It broke into thousands/millions of pieces too-I know what that is like..I didn't dare use the beautiful ham so went to my freezer and got out a roast. It was small but it had to do...ha

At least I was at home, you were 50 miles away..:(
user Ellen Bales Starwriter - Dec 3, 2012
I'd like to make it again this year because, obviously, we didn't get to eat any of it. But this time I will use a metal pan!

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