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Down East Pudding

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Ingredients
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped raisins/Cranberries 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Shortening 2 Tablespoon
  Egg 1 , well beaten
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Molasses 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Best sauce/Hard sauce / whipped cream sauce 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), whipped
Directions

Grease well a 1 1/2 quart mold.
Pour boiling water over raisins and shortening.
Mix egg, sugar and molasses; stir in fruit mixture.
Stir in flour, soda and salt.
Pour into mold; cover with aluminum foil.
Place mold on rack in large kettle; pour in enough boiling water to reach halfway up mold.
Cover kettle.
Keep water boiling over low heat to steam pudding until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, about 2 hours.
Lift cover away from you to prevent scalding; remove mold.
Remove foil and let pudding stand 5 minutes.
Unmold on serving platter; serve hot, with Best Sauce.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Steamed
Ingredient: 
Sugar

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