Native American Dessert Recipes

Corn Pudding
1/2 cup yellow cornmeal
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 cups milk
2 tablespoons honey
6 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup raisins

Heat milk to scalding.
Mix cornmeal & salt and stir slowly into the hot milk until smooth.
Add Add remaining ingredients.  Bake at 300 for 1 3/4 hours.
Serve with cream

Raspberries & Honey
1 quart fresh raspberries
1/2 cup honey
Mash berries in honey until very smooth.  Chill and serve.
Very easy and very good.  Makes a healthy topping for ice cream


Pumpkin Candy
1- 5 pound pumpkin
5 cups sugar
1 tablespoon baking soda

Peel & seed pumpkin.
Cut into 2"x4" strips.
Stir baking soda into enough water to cover strips.  Let sit 12 hours then drain and wash strips.
Drop pumpkin strips into pot of boiling water and cook until tender (not soft).
Remove and let strips crisp in ice water, then drain.
Mix sugar with 1 cup of water and boil 10 minutes.
Add pumpkin and simmer in covered pot until syrup is thick and strips are brittle.
Remove strips and let dry.