ArrowDownFill 1arrow-small-lineFill 1Cooking Light - EasyCooking Light - FastCooking Light - So GoodCooking Light - How-ToCooking Light - Staff FaveCooking Light Badge - Wow!GroupClose IconEmailEmpty Star IconLike Cooking Light on FacebookFull Star IconShapePage 1 Copy 3Page 1 Copy 2Grid IconHalf Star IconFollow Cooking Light on InstagramList IconMenu IconPrintSearch IconSpeech BubbleFollow Cooking Light on SnapchatFollow Cooking Light on TwitterWatch Cooking Light on YouTubeplay-iconWatch Cooking Light on Youtube

Ginger Pudding

Yield 8 servings


  • 1 cup molasses
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup hot water
  • Lemon Sauce or Hard Sauce

How to Make It

  1. Combine molasses, sugar, shortening, and eggs in a large bowl; beat at high speed of an electric mixer until blended. Combine flour, soda, spices, and salt in a small bowl; stir well. Add flour mixture to creamed mixture alternately with hot water, beginning and ending with flour mixture; stir after each addition.

  2. Pour pudding batter into a lightly greased 12- x 8- x 2-inch baking dish. Bake at 350° for 40 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool slightly; cut into 4- x 3-inch bars. Serve with Lemon Sauce or Hard Sauce.

Oxmoor House Homestyle Recipes