Indian Pudding

Indian Pudding
Indian Pudding is a traditional New England Thanksgiving dessert. It is a delicious mix of Cornmeal and Milk and must for Thanksgiving and Christmas.


  • 2 cups low-fat (1% milkfat) milk
  • 1/4 cup dark molasses
  • 1/4 cup cornmeal
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 3 tablespoons firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine (melted)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1 tablespoon chopped crystallized ginger (optional)


  • Preheat oven to 300°F.

  • In a medium-size saucepan, combine the milk and molasses. Stir in the cornmeal.

  • Cook, stirring constantly, over moderate heat for 5 to 6 minutes or until thick. Set aside.

  • In a medium-size bowl, combine the egg whites, brown sugar, butter, cinnamon, and salt.

  • Stir into the cornmeal mixture.

  • Stir in the raisins and ginger (if using).

  • Spoon mixture into an 8-inch round baking dish.

  • Bake for 45 minutes.

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Preeti Das writes articles on delicious, mouthwatering recipes with easy, step-by-step instructions, from over ten years of cooking experience. Preeti will provide you menu ideas with combination of food items for breakfast, lunch, evening snacks, and dinner, in authentic Indian style. The author has recreated some of the authentic dishes in a more healthy way, taking much less cooking time, so everyone can enjoy them more often.