This is a traditional style pudding. It was passed down through the family on my father's side. It is a Christmas tradition we love! It is best to bake this at least a day before serving. The taste and texture becomes even richer the longer you wait. It actually requires no refrigeration, just keep the lid on it. Be prepared to have your blood sugar soar!
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Dough Part 1
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 3 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 cup of non-pitted baking dates
- 1 cup of chopped walnuts
- 1Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
- 2For the Dough: Mix the Part 1 ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
- 3Mix the Part 2 ingredients in another large bowl.
- 4Now add the Part 2 to the Part 1 ingredients.
- 5Mix well.
- 6For the Syrup: Mix all the syrup ingredients in a non-reactive sauce pan.
- 7Bring the syrup to a fast boil.
- 8Pour the syrup into a large oven-safe dish.
- 9(We use a large deep Visions cookware casserole dish) Baking: Put the dough mixture into the middle of the syrup.
- 10Just mound it there.
- 11DO NOT SPREAD IT.
- 12Take a sheet of foil and double it up and place on the center rack.
- 13This is to protect from any run off or overflow.
- 14Place the dish into the oven on center rack on top of foil.
- 15Bake for 35 minutes.
- 16Remove, cover, and let cool.
- 17Serve in small portions with Whipped cream, it will cut the sweetness and complement the richness best.
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Nutritional Facts for Grandma Nestleroad's Date Nut Pudding
Serving Size: 1 (106 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 20
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 317.0
- Calories from Fat 50
- Total Fat 5.5 g
- Saturated Fat 1.3 g
- Cholesterol 5.1 mg
- Sodium 85.8 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 65.3 g
- Dietary Fiber 1.6 g
- Sugars 47.5 g
- Protein 3.9 g