New England Indian Pudding

  Historians trace Indian Pudding, this uniquely New England dessert as far back as the 17th century. Most likely it's a spin off of England's "Hasty Pudding" which uses wheat flour. While Indian Pudding uses " Indian Meal"  or what we call corn meal nowadays. Molasses was an inexpensive and abundant sweetener that was readily available for making Rum for Boston's booming trade business. Of course most families had a cow or two, so milk was always plentiful too! Since this pudding is … [Read more...]