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12 Days of Recipes: Christmas Date Pudding

Christmas Date PuddingI love this time of year: getting together with family and friends, giving gifts, and sharing our favorite things. One of the favorite things I like to share and have shared with me are recipes.

Today I’m sharing an old family dessert recipe that is a favorite for Christmas dinner.






1 1/2 c brown sugar
1 1/2 x boiling water
1 c sugar
1 t baking powder
1/2 t salt
1 c flour
1/2 c dates (chopped)
1/2 c nuts (chopped)
1 t vanilla
Whipped topping



  1. Dissolve brown sugar in boiling water.
  2. Mix sugar, flour, and milk together.
  3. Add nuts, dates, baking powder, and salt.
  4. Pour dissolved water into mixture in 11 x 7-inch baking dish.
  5. Add other mixture, DO NOT STIR.
  6. Bake 30 minutes at 450 degrees.
  7. Serve warm with whipped cream.


Servings: 12-15

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes


For more of my favorite recipes: Oh yeah, that’s good!
One of Starla Kaye’s Christmas Books