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You Need to Try This Old Time Creamy Puff Pudding Recipe

Creamy Puff Pudding Recipe

You Need to Try This Old Time Creamy Puff Pudding Recipe

Who doesn't love some pudding? This isn't the same type of pudding as the stuff in a cup you're used to, but it's just as delicious. This dessert takes the best of pudding and the best of cake, and combines them together. Who wouldn't love that?

This is a great dessert to make if you're sick of the same old, same old. You can make it for just your family if you want to keep all of this deliciousness to yourself, or you can bring it to your next event. We guarantee people will be asking for this recipe!

Make sure to follow each instruction as it is written. The way this recipe goes, you may start thinking you messed something up partway through. But, if you continue following the instructions as written, everything will turn out just fine!

If you enjoy this recipe, check out our other dessert offerings. We've got tons of recipes for you to choose from, so you'll never run out of great things to make! Whether you're in need of a snack, an appetizer, a dinner, or another dessert, Moms Who Think has you covered!

Old Time Creamy Puff Pudding


¼ cup butter
½ cup sugar
1 teaspoon lemon rind; grated
2 egg yolks
3 Tablespoons lemon juice
2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
¼ cup Grape Nuts cereal
1 cup milk
2 egg whites



1. Thoroughly cream butter with sugar and lemon rind.

2. Add egg yolks; beat until light and fluffy.

3. Blend in lemon juice, flour, cereal and milk. (Mixture will look curdled, but this will not affect finished product.)

4. Fold in beaten egg whites.

5. Pour into greased 1-quart baking dish; place the dish in pan of hot water.

6. Bake at 325 degrees F for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until top springs back when lightly touched. When done, pudding has a cake-like layer on top with creamy custard below.

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