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OZARK PUDDING Midwest
(from Bon Appetit Country Cooking Regional and
Traditional Recipes of Europe and North America)
"This simple apple and nut pudding from the Ozark mountains in Missouri and Arkansas is a typical 'down home' American dish. When the Truman family was in the White House, fro 1945 to 1952, it was frequently served to visitors - including Winston Churchill after gave his famous 'Iron Curtain' speech in Fulton, Missouri."
1 cup sugar
1 cup flour
1 ¼ tsp baking powder
1/8 tsp salt
½ cup chopped apples
½ cup chopped walnuts
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup heavy cream, whipped with 3-4 Tbles rum
Beat the egg and sugar together until the mixture is light and creamy. Sift the flour, baking powder, and salt into the egg mixture and mix well. Fold in the apples and nuts, and add the vanilla. Pour into a greased and floured 1 quart baking dish. Bake in a warm oven (325 degrees) for about 30 minutes. Cool slightly, then serve with cream whipped with rum.