Total Time
2hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 2 hrs

During WWII, the Montana-Dakota Utilities Company published monthly recipes and at Christmas, sent out a Holiday menu. This is from my grandma's (Gigi)collection of recipes from them. This is nice with Creamy Sauce served over the top of it. Can be made 2 or 3 days before.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Blend shortening, salt and spices.
  2. Add sugar gradually and cream well.
  3. Add molasses and beat.
  4. Add eggs slowly, beating while adding.
  5. Add pumpkin and blend.
  6. In separate bowl, blend soda, baking powder and flour.
  7. Add to creamed mixture, alternately with sour milk, mixing after each addition until smooth.
  8. Add almonds and mix.
  9. Pour into well greased steamed pudding mold.
  10. Cover tightly and steam 2 hours.
  11. Unmold on plate.
  12. Can re-steam 30 to 40 minutes before serving if made the day before.