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Bachelor's Pudding Recipe

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This recipe for Bachelor's Pudding, by , is from The Kerr Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Larry and Janet Kerr
Added: Saturday, July 18, 2009


Bottom layer:
1/3 cup brown sugar
1 cup flour
1 tsp. baking powder
tsp. baking soda
tsp. salt
1 Tbsp. shortening
1 cup raisins
cup milk
tsp. vanilla

Top layer:
2 cups boiling water
1 cup brown sugar
1 tsp. butter
tsp. nutmeg

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease a 6 cup baking dish. Sift dry ingredients (bottom layer) together into a mixing bowl. Mix in shortening, add raisins, milk and vanilla. Spoon into baking dish.

Then combine ingredients for top layer.

Combine boiling water, brown sugar, butter and nutmeg and stir until sugar in dissolved. Pour over the batter in baking dish and bake in oven about 25 minutes.

Cake forms on top and sauce forms underneath.




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