[CnD] Creamy Tapioca Pudding
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Thu Feb 9 13:39:38 GMT 2012
Creamy Tapioca Pudding
Preheat oven to 325F
1/4 c tapioca
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 c sugar
1/4 c honey
1 qt. (4 cups( milk
1 Tbsp butter
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 c seedless raisins
1/4 tsp grated nutmeg or ground cinnamon
In a large saucepan combine tapioca, salt, sugar and honey. Add milk and stir. Place
saucepan on medium heat and stir constantly with a wooden spoon until mixture comes to a
full boil. Remove from heat.
In a small bowl beat eggs slightly. Add eggs to tapioca mixture and stir well. Stir in
butter, vanilla and raisins.
Pour mixture into 1 and a half quart baking dish,sprinkling the top of pudding with nutmeg
or cinnamon. Carefully set baking dish in a good-sized pan. Fill pan halfway with hot water
and carefully place in the preheated oven. Bake for 45 minutes, or if you prefer it less
creamy, for 60 minutes. Remove from oven. Be careful when removing baking dish from the
hot-water bath. Cool to room temperature, then chill in refrigerator.
NOTE: This old recipe was originally served perfectly plain, as given. But today it may be
served with any preferred berry or fruit sauce, such as crushed and sugared strawberries,
raspberries, apricots, peaches, etc.
>From Around America, a Cookbook for Young People
by Mildred O. Knopf
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