Hasty Pudding Recipe

Hasty Pudding


(As found in The Colonial Cook by Bobbie Kalman & Ellen Brown Published by Crabtree Publishing)

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes

Cooking Time: 25 Minutes

Servings: 4

Tools: Saucepan, Measuring Cups, Measuring Spoons, Wire Whisk


  • Milk 2 Cups
  • Cornmeal ½ Cup
  • Maple Syrup ¼ Cup
  • Butter 2 Tablespoons
  • Salt ½ Tablespoon



  1. Pour milk into a saucepan and bring it to a boil over medium heat.
  2. Using a wire whisk, slowly stir in the cornmeal and blend until mixture is smooth.
  3. Cook the mixture over low heat, stirring constantly until it is thick.
  4. Stir in the maple syrup, butter, and salt. Cook the mixture over low heat until the butter has melted.
  5. Cover the pot, turn off the stove, and allow the pudding to sit for 5 minutes.
  6. Served the pudding hot with a little butter, milk, and maple syrup on top.

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