Myrtle Mae Perkins Dothager

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This submission is from:
Myrtle Mae Perkins Dothager
It is called:

Christmas Bread Pudding with Dip
Myrtle Mae grew up during the
depression years as so many did and this was a reciepie that was what made Christmas Christmas.
From the Kitchen of:
Mary Caylor Perkins
Born Jan. 31, 1905
Died: November 10, 1992
1 quart bread crumbs soaked. (in milk)
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup molassas
1 tablespoon butter Melted
1 or 2 cups fruit.
This can be either raisns, dates apples or cherries.
1 cup all purpose flour
1tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
pinch of ground cloves
Mix the first 5 ingredients
Then mix the dry ingredients together and stir into the first 5 mixture.  Place in a well buttered top of a double boiler steam over hot water for 4 hours or until inserted knife comes out clean.
Or wrap in cheese cloth and place in steamer.  Serve with a sweet pudding or whipped cream.

Sweet Gravie for Topping
2 heaping Tablespoons of Flour
1/2 cup sugar
mix with small amount of milk then add 1 1/2 cup milk
Cook, stirring constantly until thickened.  Add 1 tablespoon butter and 1 tsp. of vanilla.
There ya have it!  Christmas Bread pudding with Dip.

Myrtle Mae,
Did ya catch that darn cow yet?
Love ya,
Your Cousin Many Ways, Sonya



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