*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                              HOT FIG PUDDING
 
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 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts                         Fruits/nuts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -----PUDDING-----
      1/2   c            Butter
    2                    Eggs
    1       c            Molasses
    2       c            Finely chopped dried figs
      1/2   ts           Grated lemon peel
    1       c            Buttermilk
    2 1/2   c            Sifted flour
      1/2   ts           Baking soda
    2       ts           Baking powder
    1       t            Ground ginger
    1       t            Salt
                         -----HOT WINE SAUCE-----
      1/2   c            Butter
    1       c            Sugar
    2                    Eggs
      3/4   c            Dry sherry
    1       t            Grated lemon peel
      1/4   ts           Nutmeg
 
   Pudding: Cream butter until soft.  Beat in eggs and
   molasses until fluffy. Stir in figs, 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. Meanwhile, to
   make sauce, cream butter and sugar until light. Beat
   in eggs.   Stir in sherry, lemon peel and nutmeg.
   Shortly before serving, beat sauce over hot water in
   double boiler.  Heat thoroughly.  Serve with hot
   pudding.
  
 
 
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