Colonial America Activities for Jamestown

  • Cook Indian Corn Pudding

    Better Recipe

        3 cups milk
        ½ cup molasses
        1/3 cup yellow cornmeal
        ½ teaspoon ground ginger
        ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
        ¼ teaspoon salt
        1 tablespoon butter or margarine

    In a saucepan mix the milk and molasses. Stir in the cornmeal, ginger, cinnamon, and salt. Cool and stir about 10 minutes or until the mixtures thickens. Stir in the butter or margarine. Pour into an ungreased 1 quart casserole dish. Bake uncovered in 300° oven about 1 hour.

    Easier Recipe

  • 3 ½ cups water
    1 teaspoon salt
    1 ¼ cups yellow cornmeal
    butter
    nutmeg
    molasses

    Pour water and salt into a large saucepan. Bring to boil and slowly add the cornmeal ¼ cup at a time, stirring constantly. Turn heat down and continue stirring until the mixture thickens. Spoon into bowls and top with butter, sprinkle of nutmeg, and some molasses.