BUTTERSCOTCH PUDDING MIX
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/4 cup flour
- 4 TB Lipton's Instant Tea Powder
Combine all ingredients as listed, working mixture together thoroughly with fork & store in covered container to use within 3 months—keeping mixture refrigerated.
Makes about 2 cups pudding mix or equal to 4 boxes (3-oz each) store bought pudding (NOT instant).
TO USE THE MIX:
l 1/2 cups milk
1/2 cup butterscotch pudding mix
1 TB Caramel Coloring Syrup (Recipe follows)
3/4 tsp maple flavoring
4 TB butter (or margarine)
Combine milk pudding powder in small saucepan, stirring constantly over medium neat till thickened and smooth. At 1st bubble of a boil, remove from heat. Stir in Caramel Coloring Syrup, maple flavoring & butter (or margarine). When smooth again, divide pudding equally between 4 shallow dessert dishes.
Serve warm or cold.
Makes 4 servings. (1/2 cup dry pudding mix equals a 3-oz box store-bought pudding mix.)
CARAMEL COLORING SYRUP:
Combine 1/2 cup each: granulated sugar, packed brown sugar, water & dash salt in small saucepan. Stir frequently over med-high heat till it comes to boil. Set your timer to let syrup boil gently on low heat for 6 minutes. Stir often or till small amount dropped from tip of spoon spins a short, thin, tiny thread. Remove then from heat. Cool completely. Store in covered container in refrigerator to use in 6 months.
Makes about 1/2 cupful.
NOTE ON PUDDING MIX:
When using the pudding mix in the cookie dough recipe, remember that you are using the mix DRY—but to prepare it to serve as a pudding or pie filling dessert, use additional ingredients in the "To Use The Mix" directions above.
FOR PIE FILLING:
Prepare pudding as directed above for 9" baked & cooled shell or Graham Cracker Crust. But to the finished pudding as you remove it from the heat, add 1 envelope unflavored gelatin that you have FIRST softened in ^-cup cold water, placing this in a heat-proof cup and setting it in a pan of very hot water till gelatin & water mixture becomes almost transparent in color. Then add to pudding and pour into pie shell.