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Lincoln and Lee Pudding

This recipe was printed in a newspaper sometime before 1943. This makes an easy, quick, wonderful dessert, and it's especially good with half-and-half poured over.


  • 1/4 pound margarine
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 1/2 cup raisins (optional)
  • 1/3 cup milk, or more as needed

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  1. Combine margarine, brown sugar and water in saucepan; bring to boil. Pour into a 13 x 9-inch baking dish.
  2. Separately mix flour, sugar, salt and baking powder. Add nuts and raisins, if desired, then enough milk to make dumpling dough.
  3. Drop by spoonsful on top of boiled mixture.
  4. Bake at 400 degrees F for 20 to 25 minutes, until top is browned.

Makes 4 servings.