Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

This is a recipe from South Africa, but I do not know whether or not it originated there. "Heerlike Poeding" (pronounced "here-lick-a pudding") literally means "Delicious Pudding" in Afrikaans. This is not a dessert to be served at refined dinner parties. However, it is a truly delicious baked pudding in the blue collar tradition that is perfect for hearty appetites on cold, wintry days. It's easy to make, too.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat egg and sugar. Add rest of ingredients except milk.
  2. Mix well, then add milk and mix well again. (The mixture will be very liquid, but that's okay.)
  3. Bake for one hour at 350 deg F in a *deep* uncovered casserole dish -- say about 7 to 8 inches square or round and 3 or 4 inches deep.
  4. Combine ingredients for syrup in saucepan.
  5. Bring the syrup to the boil, then pour it into the dish, while the pudding is still hot from the oven.
  6. Let stand for a few minutes before serving.
  7. Can be served with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream. Leftovers may be reheated either in the oven or microwave.


Most Helpful

Absolutely delicious! ! !However, not for the diet conscious....

Dee #40 July 02, 2006

My family loved this "poeding". It sure is comfort food.

sharonelliot June 24, 2006

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