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A traditional southern pudding recipe.  The source of this recipe is the Kentucky Receipt Book, published in 1903.  The author is Mary Harris Frazer.  It  would have been familiar to the early residents of Old Louisville

 

Ginger Pudding.  (1)

Cream 1 pounds of butter and pound of brown sugar -- stir into it alternately 1 pint of molasses and 3 pints of flour, 6 well-beaten eggs. Add ginger and other spices to taste. Lastly stir in pint of sour cream. Put a little soda in cream and add lastly currants. Raisins may be used instead of currants.

Ginger Pudding.  (2)

Cream 1 ,pounds of butter and half pound of brown sugar, stir into it alternately 1 pint of molasses and 3 pints of flour, 6 well beaten eggs. Add ginger and other spices to taste. Lastly stir in half pint of sour cream. Put a little soda in cream and add last. Currants or raisins may be added.

 

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