Nana's Holiday Raisin Pudding
Yield: 6 - 8 servingsThis is my dad's mother's recipe. She always made it around Thanksgiving and Christmas. It is a real comfort food for me. After Nana died at the age of 100, I couldn't find her recipe and no one else in the family had saved it. I recently discovered it while cleaning out a kitchen cupboard. I hope you like it as much as I do.
Ingredients:1 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup sugar
1 tablespoon butter
1/2 cup milk
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup chopped walnuts or sliced almonds (optional)
Instructions:In a small bowl, sift together first five ingredients. In a separate larger bowl, combine sugar and butter; mix well.
Add flour mixture to sugar and butter mixture, alternating with milk. The add vanilla, raisins and walnuts or almonds.
Pour into large greased loaf pan.
Additional Notes:Place loaf pan on cookie sheet so it doesn’t boil over in oven.
Serve with whipped cream if desired.
Ingredients:1 cup brown sugar
2 cups boiling water
2 tablespoon butter