Cranberry Goodin' Puddin'

Wednesday, November 2, 2011 - 20:00

1 cup cranberries (wild ones work well)

¼ cup walnuts, chopped

1 egg

2 tbs shorting

¼ cup sugar (first)

½ cup sugar (second)

¼ cup melted oleo


Grease well an 8 inch pie plate. Spread berries over bottom. Sprinkle with ¼ cup sugar and the nuts.

Beat egg well. Add ½ cup sugar gradually and beat well. Add flour, melted oleo and shorting. Beat well.

Pour batter over top of cranberries. Bake in a slow oven (325 degrees) for 45 minutes or until crust is golden brown.

Cut like pie. Serve warm or cold with ice cream.


This recipe is from Jinny Kirk, a longtime resident of Chugiak and one of the founding members of the Chugiak-Eagle River Historical Society.

This desert was served to her by a friend, Jimmie King, years ago and is delicious with a glob of vanilla ice cream on the side.


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