Description Edit

This is a recipe from South Africa (Zambia, Angola, Zimbabwe, etc.), but they don't 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 Edit

Directions Edit

  1. Beat egg and sugar.
  2. Add rest of ingredients except milk.
  3. Mix well, then add milk and mix well again (the mixture will be very liquid, but that's okay)
  4. Bake for one hour at 350 °F in a *deep* uncovered casserole dish—say about 7 to 8 inches square or round and 3 or 4 inches deep.
  5. Just before the hour is up, prepare the following syrup: ½ cup boiling water 1 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ¾ cup sugar 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 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.
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