Making Date Pudding for Thanksgiving – Memories of My Pop

When I was a little girl my dad and I made this pudding for the holidays.  It holds such wonderful memories for me.
Daddy making this one for you.  All my love.

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Mix all together and steam covered in a loaf pan for 1 hour or in cups for 1/2 hour

3 tablespoons melted butter
1/2 cup molasses
1/2 cup milk
2 eggs
2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon cloves
1/4 teaspoon allspice
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 pound chopped dates
1/2 pound chopped nuts

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Mix all together and steam covered in a loaf pan for 1 hour or in cups for 1/2 hour

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Serve with Cream sauce

Cream Sauce
Mix then heat to a boil
1/4 t salt
1 3/4 C milk
3/4 C. Sugar

Add
1 rounded tablespoon flour
a little water
2 beaten egg yolks
Strain if not smooth

Remove from fire – cool
Add
1 teaspoon vanilla
beat in 2 egg whitesIMG_6442

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