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NYT Cooking: Indian pudding was a compromise. A mass of cornmeal, milk and molasses, baked for hours, it was born of the Puritans’ nostalgia for British hasty pudding and their adaptation to the ground-corn porridges of their Native American neighbors. Originally served as a first course, it grew sweeter (but not too sweet; Puritanism runs deep) and migrated to the end of supper.<br/>For...
NYT Cooking: Indian pudding is an old-fashioned American dessert made with cornmeal, milk and molasses. I added pumpkin to the mix and came up with a deeply satisfying pudding, like pumpkin pie without the crust. I enjoy it warm or cold (I’ve been eating the remains of my recipe test with yogurt for breakfast).