Monday, November 30, 2015

Steamed Cranberry Pudding

Traditional Christmas Recipe 

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup hot water
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 2 cups whole cranberries
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
Dissolve the baking soda in hot water.
Add sugar and molasses, mixing well.
Mix in cranberries and flour.
Pour into a greased 6-cup steamer mold.
Place mold in steamer, cover pot.
Cook over medium heat for 1 1/2 hours or until a toothpick inserted into center comes out clean.
Loosen the edges, and cool on a wire rack in the mold.
Serve with hard sauce.

Hard Sauce
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Make the hard sauce just before serving:  
Heat butter, cream, sugar and vanilla in a small saucepan over medium heat. 
Cook stirring constantly until heated through and smooth.

Cost of pudding $3.20
Cost of Hard Sauce $2.00
Total cost $5.20

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