Date Pudding

Date Pudding I

Ingredients and Directions

  • 1 c. chopped dates
  • 1 c. boiling water
  • 1 t. soda

Combine the water and dates. Add the soda. Set aside.


Cream together:

  • 1 egg, well-beaten
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1 T. shortening
  • 1/2 t. salt


  • 1 1/2 c. flour
  • 1 t. baking powder
  • 1/2 c. chopped nuts

Stir well. Pour into greased 9x9 pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. When cool, cut or break into bite-size pieces. In a glass serving bowl, layer the pieces with whipped topping. Serves 10-12

By Robin

Date Pudding II


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. margarine
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tsp. vanilla


Cream first 4 ingredients together.

Soak 1 cup dates in boiling water and add 1 tsp. soda

Add alternately with 1 1/2 cup flour, mixed with 1 tsp. baking powder and 1/2 cup nutmeats.

Bake in wax-lined glass pan at 325 degrees F until done - approx. 30-40 minutes. Cool.

Add topping of:

  • 1 1/2 lb. dates, chopped
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  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1/2 cup sugar

Cook until thickened. Spread over cake, cool, cut in squares and top with Cool Whip on each.

By Robin from Washington, IA


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