Unusually Yummy Easy Chef's Pudding!

Total Time
45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

This so-simple pudding turns out as a master chef's creation using brown sugar,butter, milk and fruit of choice to create dumplings dropped into brown sugar syrup and baked 1/2 hour. It appears complicated, but is so easy with ingredients everyone seems to have. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Have an ungreased 9x13 baking pan ready.
  3. If using canned or juicy fruit, drain thoroughly. Set aside.
  4. Microwave 1 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed and 2 cups hot water.
  5. Pour in baking pan.
  6. Microwave 4 tbsp butter and 2 cups hot water till butter is melted.
  7. Stir into mix in baking pan and SET ASIDE.
  8. In medium mixing bowl, using light fingers, combine 1 tbsp and 2 tsp butter and 3/4 cup brown sugar.
  9. Using fingers, work 1/2 cup flour into butter mix. Then using spoon, stir in 1/4 cup milk.
  10. Stir in 1/2 cup flour until well blended then 1/4 cup milk and 1 1/2 tbsp milk.
  11. Add the last 1/2 cup flour, all baking powder, salt and finally the fruit of choice.
  12. Drop by tablespoonfuls into syrup in baking pan. Bake 35 - to 45 minutes until well browned (check dumpling bottoms in center of pan before removing).
  13. CAREFUL - THE SYRUP IS VERY THIN WHILE HOT AND SPILLS EASILY!
  14. SERVE warm or cold. Cream, milk or ice cream lovely addition.
  15. FRUITS I have used - all finely diced: Small can of or 1 cup of fresh:.
  16. pineapple chunks,.
  17. mandarin oranges.
  18. peaches.
  19. plums.
  20. nectarines.
  21. raisins.
  22. dates.
  23. MAY ADD 1/3c CHOPPED NUTS TO DUMPLINGS AS WELL.
  24. FROM kitchen of: Mrs C Carpenter, Pres of Homemaker's Club, MacArthur, W. VA.

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