Baked Indian Pudding with Maple Syrup

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Ingredients:

  • 4 cups hot milk
  • 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup cold milk

Directions:

Pour 4 cups hot milk into the top of a double boiler and place over simmering water. Slowly stir cornmeal into milk and cook until thickened, about 20 minutes. Stir occasionally.

Preheat oven to 300°F. Grease a 2-quart round baking dish.

Whisk maple syrup, brown sugar, molasses, eggs, melted butter, salt, ginger, and cinnamon together in a bowl. Stir maple syrup mixture into cornmeal-milk mixture until thoroughly combined; pour into prepared baking dish. Pour 1/2 cup cold milk over top of the pudding.

Bake until set but still slightly quivery on top, about 2 hours. Let stand 30 minutes before serving.