American Poverty Pudding (Circa 1933)

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by bshemyshua

Lest we forget, a baked sweet pudding made with corn flakes. Another special recipe from my mom's Whispering Pines Grandmother's Club Cookbook.

Top Review by Mandy

I thought this sounde4d interesting but made it as a breakfast pudding rather than dessert. I changed it a bit to suit my tastes, I did a half batch, not a ginger fan so left it out & also left out the sugar as I thought the molasses would be sweet enough for me. To jazz it up a bit I also added a handful frozen mixed berries. Served it warm with some vanilla yoghurt for a very tasty brekky. Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Spread corn flakes in a greased, deep pudding dish.
  2. Mix remaining ingredients and pour over the corn flakes.
  3. Set pudding dish in a pan of hot water.
  4. Bake at 350°F for 30 minutes.
  5. When times are better, add 1/2 cup of raisins sprinkled over corn flakes before adding remaining ingredients.

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