Hot Fig Pudding Recipe

Step 1

Cream 1/2 cup butter until soft. Beat in 2 eggs and molasses until fluffy. Stir in figs, 1/2 ts lemon peel and buttermilk. Resift flour with soda, baking powder, ginger and salt. Stir dry ingredients into pudding mixture. Pour into greased 9 inch tube pan. Bake at 325 degrees 1 hour until done.

Step 2

Meanwhile, to make sauce, cream 1/2 cup butter and sugar until light. Beat in 2 eggs. Stir in sherry, 1 ts lemon peel and nutmeg. Shortly before serving, beat sauce over hot water in double boiler. Heat thoroughly. Serve with hot pudding.

Things You'll Need

  • 1/2c Butter
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1c Molasses
  • 2c Finely chopped dried figs
  • 1/2ts Grated lemon peel
  • 1c Buttermilk
  • 2 1/2c Sifted flour
  • 1/2ts Baking soda
  • 2ts Baking powder
  • 1ts Ground ginger
  • 1ts Salt
-----------HOT WINE SAUCE---------------
  • 1/2c Butter
  • 1c Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 3/4c Dry sherry
  • 1ts Grated lemon peel
  • 1/4ts Nutmeg

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