Abenaki commodities pudding (Native American bread or flour pudding aka Indian pudding)
- 1/4 cup cornmeal,wheat flour or torn wheat or crumbled corn bread
- 2 tbsps white rum
- 2 cups whole milk cold
- 2 cups whole milk scalded
- 1/2 cup molasses
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/4 cups sugar
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 4 tbsps butter
Adapted from bing.com
mix the cornmeal/flour or torn bread with enough of the cold milk to pour easily stir. until smooth. add slowly 2 cups of the scalded milk and cook in the top of a double boiler cook for 20 minutes, or until thick.
add molasses, salt, sugar, cinnamon, (or ginger), and butter. pour into a buttered pudding dish and pour over the balance of the cold milk and the rum.
set in pan of hot water and bake for 3 hours in a 250 degree oven, let stand 1/2 hours before serving.
serve topped with vanilla ice cream. this pudding should be very soft, and should whey, or separate.