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Steamed chocolate pudding fail?

The steamed chocolate pudding didn’t get rave reviews on the first effort.  It wasn’t sweet enough, was too dry, and just didn’t measure up on a number of counts.  So, we look at the recipe, and we decided the sugar … Continue reading

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Creating a recipe: Chocolate steamed pudding

I wanted a chocolate steamed pudding. Moist, intensely chocolate, with chocolate chunks in it, but not too sweet. Sort of like a half-sweet brownie was the sweet I wanted. I searched recipes, looking for the “perfect” recipe for what I wanted, after all, it couldn’t be THAT unusual, right?
Remember that pasta pot you got with the strainer insert that you NEVER use? That makes an EXCELLENT pudding steamer! Fill the pot to just even with the bottom of the insert, place filled steam pudding mold inside of it, put the lid on and set it over high heat. Don’t start counting time until the water is boiling because it is the steam from the boiling water that provides the heat for cooking a steamed pudding. Continue reading

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Steamed puddings, plum pudding, and an easy winter dessert

I’ll admit it, I make plum pudding each year for Christmas.  I have a lot of recipes for plum pudding, and it isn’t the same each year.  It’s always different.  Some years, it has no candied fruit and is made … Continue reading

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