Pudding Deserts

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   Recipe from the first lady in 1975, Mrs. Gerald Ford and a Recipe from the Vice Presidents wife in 1975, Mrs. Nelson Rockefeller.

Enjoy recipes from an old cookbook made years ago from a rural community plus a recipe from the White House during that time.

Pudding Deserts

Fruit Pudding Dessert

   Ingredients required
1 egg
1/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon of shortening
1/2 cup milk
1 cup flour
pinch of salt
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 cup berries

Preheat oven 350 degrees

Instructions for Fruit Pudding Dessert Recipe

   Mix above gredients. Bake 30 minutes in a 9 by 9 inch pan and serve with sauce. Sauce: 2 cups of berries and juice, three tablespoons of cornstarch. Cook until thickened.

Hot Fudge Pudding Dessert

   Ingredients required
1 cup of all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
2/3 cup white sugar
2 tablespoons cocoa
2/3 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 teaspoon melted butter
1 cup sugar
3 tablespoons cocoa
1 cup hot water

Preheat oven 325 degrees

Instructions for Hot Fudge Pudding Dessert Recipe

   Sift flour and baking powder together. Add remaining cake ingredients and mix thoroughly. Pour cake batter into ungreased 8 by 8 inch pan. Combine ingredients for sauce and mixed thoroughly, and gently pour over cake dough. Bake until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 30 to 35 minutes. Serve warm, topped with whipped cream or ice cream. Serves 9.

Date Dessert

   Ingredients required
1/2 pound dates, cut in half
1 cup flour
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
Pour Over Top:
1 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons butter
1 1/4 cup hot water

Preheat oven 350 degrees

Instructions for Date Dessert Recipe

   Combine first seven ingredients, put in greased 8 inch square or loaf pan. Combine last three ingredients and pour over the top of first ingredients. Bake 20 to 30 minutes and serve upside down, warm, with vanilla ice cream. Serves six to eight.

Pudding Tortoni

   Ingredients required
1 package (4 serving size) Jello, coconut cream pudding pie filling
1 1/4 cup milk
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon almond or Rum extract
2 cups whipped cream or prepared dream whip, whip topping
1/4 cup coconut, toasted

Instructions for Pudding Tortoni Recipe

   Combine Jello pudding mix, milk and sugar in a saucepan. Cook as directed on the package. Cover surface with wax paper. Chill. Then beat until creamy. Add the almond extract, then the whipped cream, which is folded in. Pour into individual souffe cups or cupcake baking cups. Sprinkle with toasted coconut. Freeze until firm. About 3 hours. Serves eight or nine. Variation: Fruited pudding Tortoni. Prepared pudding as directed above, decreasing almond extract to 1/4 teaspoon and adding 1/4 cup drain coarsley chopped maraschino cherries.

Snow Pudding Dessert

   Ingredients required
1 rounding T. Knox gelatin
1/2 cup cold water
1/3 cup lemon juice
1 cups sugar
2 cups of boiling water
pinch salt
3 egg whites, stiffly beaten
Soft Custard (served over pudding)
3 egg yolks
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/3 cup milk

Instructions for Snow Pudding Dessert Recipe

   Soak gelatin and cold water 2 minutes. Add lemon juice, sugar and water. Stir and cool. When slightly thickened beat with beater until light and spongy. Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites of three eggs to which a pinch of salt has been added. Beat again to hold shape and put in mold. Use egg yolks to make soft custard and serve on top. Soft custard directions: In top of the double boiler beat the egg yolks, blend in sugar, salt and vanilla. Pour in the milk. Cook over simmering not boiling water stirring constantly. When custard Coats a silver spoon remove from heat. Cool. Serve over snow pudding.

Marshmallow Pineapple Dessert

   Ingredients required
1 lb marshmallows miniature or large cut small
2 cans number 2 crushed pineapple
1/2 pint cream

Instructions for Marshmallow Pineapple Dessert Recipe

   Put marshmallows in bottom of a large mixing bowl. Cover these with the crushed pineapple. Poor cream over crushed pineapple. Do not stir or mix. Put in refrigerator overnight. Next day before putting into dessert dishes or parfait glasses, sort of fold over the mixture in bowl. Split or leave whole lady fingers, about 3 in each dish, standing up inside of sides of dish, fill each dish with marshmallow mixture. Top with dab of whipped cream, crushed nuts and maraschino cherries. Serves eight.

List of Dessert Recipes

Almond Puff
Apple Crisp Recipe
Apple Dessert
Cheese Cake
Chocolate Bavarian
Ice Cream Recipe
Pudding Deserts
Raspberry Torte
Rhubarb Dessert
Rice Pudding
Strawberry Blitz Torte

Baking Abbreviations
tsp. - teaspoon
Tbsp. - tablespoon
C. - cup
pt. - pint
qt. - quart
pk. - peck
bu. - bushel
oz. - ounce, ounces
lb. - pound, pounds
sq. - square
min. - minute, minutes
hr. - hour, hours
mod. - moderate, moderately
doz. - dozen
Simplified Measures
dash - less than 1/8 teaspoon
3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon
16 tablespoon = 1 cup
1 cup = 1/2 pint
2 cups = 1 pint
2 pints (4 cups) = 1 quart
4 quarts(liquid) = 1 gallon
8 quarts(solid) = 1 peck
4 pecks = 1 bushel
16 ounces = 1 pound
2 tablespoon = 1/4 cup
5 1/3 tablespoons = 1/3 cup
8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup
10 2/3 tablespoons = 2/3 cup
12 tablespoons = 3/4 cup
14 tablespoons = 7/8 cup