Poor Man's Pudding

Poor Man's Pudding

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"Originally known as 'Pouding Chomeur,' this is a favorite French-Canadian dessert that originates from the Province of Quebec. And for good reason - it is quick, easy, and oh so delicious!"
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1 h servings 339 cals
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Original recipe yields 9 servings



  • Calories:
  • 339 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 9.9 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 60.2g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 3.8 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 30 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 160 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Whisk the flour and baking powder together in a small bowl.
  2. Beat the white sugar, oil, and egg together in a bowl until smooth. Stir in the flour mixture alternately with the milk. Pour into a 9-inch square pan. Dissolve the brown sugar in the hot water, then pour stir in the melted butter. Drizzle the syrup over the pudding.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until the pudding firms and becomes golden brown on top, about 40 minutes.



Waste of time and ingredients!

If you use maple syrup, it makes a much better pudding chomeur, that's how my mother always made it when I was little and I don't know, but it really does make for a much better pudding.

I did not care for this.

I love this cake! I grew up on it!

this super easy and fast to make. when ever we want something warm or sweet i always make this. i use me water to make more sauce. yummy