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Baked Indian Pudding With Maple Syrup

Rated as 4.78 out of 5 Stars

"Delicious baked pudding with maple syrup. Great for that Thanksgiving or Easter feast. Served warm, but also great cold. Great with ice cream or light cream on top."
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3 h 5 m servings 260
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Pour 4 cups hot milk into the top of a double boiler and place over simmering water. Slowly stir cornmeal into milk and cook until thickened, about 20 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  2. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Grease a 2-quart round baking dish.
  3. Whisk maple syrup, brown sugar, molasses, eggs, melted butter, salt, ginger, and cinnamon together in a bowl. Stir maple syrup mixture into cornmeal-milk mixture until thoroughly combined; pour into prepared baking dish. Pour 1/2 cup cold milk over top of pudding.
  4. Bake until set but still slightly quivery on top, about 2 hours. Let stand 30 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 260 calories; 7 43.4 6.8 65 394 Full nutrition

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Omitting the brown sugar still made comfort food at it's best! Because of using custard cups, I baked my puddings in a pan of water. After 90 minutes, I turned off the oven, and left the puddi...

Made this exactly as is. Needed a Native American recipe and this seemed more authentic than the other recipes I had seen and seemed a little more special. I was so glad I made this. It was ...

Just made this recipe for the first time this year. Not my Grandmother (Greenleaf) Whittiers family recipe from the early 1800's. hers was a stovetop recipe with pearl tapioca. Probably lost to ...

Made this for Thanksgiving and I added raisins to the batter, and walnuts on the top when there was an hour left to bake. It was a big hit and some guests asked for this recipe which I was more...

Never had it before. Quite good. Did not know what to expect. Family really liked it. J

I've loved Indian Pudding since I was a little kid. We got it in a can to take home or as a regular serving from Howard Johnson restaurants/motels. This recipe is delicious and better than what ...

I didn't use all the brown sugar and it was plenty sweet. Next time I'm going for all molasses and maple.

My Aunt used to make this with raisins. I added them and this reminds me so much of "the good old days"' delicious.